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by Syed Masood on July 18, 2019

Pressure increasing, emergency sirens ringing, water in the cooling tanks superheating. 9:27:40 AM UTC April 26, 1986: a planned safety test was conducted to assess the cooling circulation system in case of a power outage. Under normal operations, the reactors … Continue reading

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by Abigail Agoglia on July 17, 2019

New technology is coming to UTI diagnosis and may lead to big improvements in the lives of millions of patients, But are these new tests worth the hype (and cost)? Continue reading

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by Kaylee Helfrich on July 15, 2019

A review of 592 studies finds that a single standard drink of alcohol per day increases the risk for health problems. Continue reading

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by Syed Masood July 18, 2019

Pressure increasing, emergency sirens ringing, water in the cooling tanks superheating. 9:27:40 AM UTC April 26, 1986: a planned safety test was conducted to assess the cooling circulation system in case of a power outage. Under normal operations, the reactors … Continue reading

by Abigail Agoglia July 17, 2019

New technology is coming to UTI diagnosis and may lead to big improvements in the lives of millions of patients, But are these new tests worth the hype (and cost)? Continue reading

by Kaylee Helfrich July 15, 2019

A review of 592 studies finds that a single standard drink of alcohol per day increases the risk for health problems. Continue reading

by Daniel Conroy April 29, 2019

Renewable energy has come a long way in the last 60 years. A major influencer was the OPEC crisis which led the U.S. government to a drastic change in energy policy. In general, carbon dioxide emissions are responsible for ocean … Continue reading

by Bevin Blake April 23, 2019

The sun is shining and you’re about to make the responsible choice to slather on some sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful (but also warm and wonderful) UV rays. Even the smell of sunscreen elicits summertime nostalgia … Continue reading

by Kathleen Furtado April 22, 2019

Spring is officially here, so it’s time for some science about some of the most adorable baby animals. In my past training as an animal scientist at UC Davis, spring was largely marked by births within all the herds at … Continue reading

by Laetitia Meyrueix April 19, 2019

Toxins are everywhere these days. In your water, in your food, in your beauty products, in mostly everything you consume or surround yourself with. Most importantly, toxins are in the headlines. The media has done a great job sensationalizing many … Continue reading

by Dominika Trzilova

Have you ever marveled at a gecko climbing on glass? Or wondered why mosquito bites are painless unlike the injections we get at the doctor’s office? The natural world has developed some ingenious features during the ~3.8 billion years of … Continue reading

by David Abraham April 15, 2019

When feeling under the weather, we commonly end up sitting in a doctor’s office chair. Blood and saliva samples are whisked away to a room filled with instruments, some as big as a washing machine. In this room technicians run … Continue reading

by Samantha Stadmiller April 10, 2019

It was March 2019, I was at the end of my fourth year of graduate school, and finally taking a ‘real’ vacation. This meant I tried my best to unplug from the stresses of school by leaving my computer and … Continue reading