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by Julia DiFiore on July 22, 2019

Sleep is not only important for cognitive function but overall health as well. Continue reading

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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 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

by Bree Iskandar April 7, 2019

Every living thing on earth is made from a genetic sequence that contains four different nitrogenous bases – adenine (A), guanine (G), cytosine (C) and thymine (T). You can think of these bases like letters in a language – different … Continue reading

by Rashmi Kumar April 2, 2019

March Madness has arrived, which means my alter ego – the one that worships Coach Roy Williams, mumbles curses against Zion, and says words like “offensive rebound percentage” – has officially been unleashed.  As I fervently check my NCAA bracket … Continue reading

by Eva Vitucci

Unfortunately, the link between dietary supplement use and negative health impacts is not new. This is likely because the selling of these supplements is not controlled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA is the U.S. government … Continue reading

by Allison Lacko March 17, 2019

A key part of the fight against climate change is to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs). So, when a massive corporation reduces their emissions by an amount equivalent to taking 900,000 cars off the road, we should celebrate their efforts in … Continue reading

by Jessica Griswold March 10, 2019

March in North Carolina brings out one of the country’s greatest rivalries. No, I’m not talking about UNC vs Duke basketball. I’m talking about when the flowers start to bloom in the Tar Heel state, and pandemonium ensues. North Carolinians … Continue reading

by Kasey Skinner March 4, 2019

Imagine a future in which we can edit genes like a sentence in Microsoft Word. We could highlight, delete, and correct a section of a gene known to cause disease, virtually eliminating the devastating genetic illnesses that cost the world … Continue reading

by Gabrielle Budziszewski

In the digital age, our world revolves around data. Archives of data provide proof of our own existence, such as birth records and proof of the mundanity of everyday life, like that grocery list you wrote in your Notes app. … Continue reading

by Alexandria Mullins

It was about this time last year that I found myself falling flat on the admirable New Year’s resolutions I had set. My daily yoga routine had evolved into a 30 second toe-touch in the morning and my new eco-friendly … Continue reading

by Giehae Choi February 28, 2019

Do you remember when Wilmington, NC made national news in 2017 for having serious chemical contamination in their drinking water? An investigation by the EPA had identified that a chemical-manufacturing plant Chemours (a spin-off of DuPont, one of the largest … Continue reading