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Scranton hosts high school physics competition

Scranton hosts high school physics competition

Published: April 21, 2016 JOSEPH DELMAR Correspondent Students from 15 area high schools comprising 28 teams gathered for the annual Kane competition put on by the physics and engineering department.…

Recent Ph. D. returns to discuss retroviruses

Recent Ph. D. returns to discuss retroviruses

Published: April 21, 2016 ANNE KENNEDY Staff Writer Rebecca Kaddis Maldonado, Ph.D., a member of the class of 2009, returned to The University to present her research on Tuesday. While…

Probiotics may increase resistance to food related allergies

Published: April 14, 2016 CATHERINE MURRAY Staff Writer The prevalence of probiotic usage in the United States has nearly tripled between 2006 and 2012, in part due to new studies…

Research group grows functional integumentary system

Published: April 14, 2016 ALEX HABER Science & Tech Editor A study, published in the Journal of Science Advances on April 1, illustrates how a group from Japan was able…

Healthcare management among nation’s best

Healthcare management among nation’s best

Published: April 14, 2016 ANNE KENNEDY Staff Writer The University was recently named the No. 1 best small college in the north for master’s degree programs in healthcare management by…

Noble gases introduced by comets

Published: April 7, 2016 LIZ HARASYM Staff writer The volatile inventory of the inner planets’ atmospheres, including water, nitrogen, carbon and the noble gases, are the presumed results of asteroid…

New treatment proposed for HIV

Published: April 7, 2016 CATHERINE MURRAY Staff writer According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 9,961 youth (13-24 years old) were diagnosed with HIV in the…

Zika virus may spread via stem cells

Zika virus may spread via stem cells

Published: April 7, 2016 ALEX HABER Science & Tech Editor A group of researchers at the University of California may have taken a major step forward in discovering the mechanism…

Science of ‘The Martian’ gives viewers taste of deep space travel

Published: March 10, 2016 ALEX HABER Science & Tech Editor Released to theatres in October 2015, “The Martian” starring Matt Damon, follows the tale of survival of an astronaut stranded…

Scott Kelly returns after year-long voyage in space

Published: March 10, 2016 CATHERINE MURRAY Staff writer Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after spending 340 days aboard the International Space Station on March 2. On March 25, Kelly…