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Record Breaking U.S. Astronaut Improves Understanding of Human Reactions to Spaceflight

Hollie Jinks Illustration by Allie Sullberg On October 16, 2015, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly began his 383 days in space and broke the record for the...

Memories of Holocaust Survivors Help Map Gratitude in the Brain

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator A recent study examining the effects of gratitude on the brain has been made possible with the...

New Study Reveals that Lower Blood Pressure Standards Can Save Lives

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), a new National Institutes of Health study, showed that lower blood pressure standards than previously...

Stanford Researchers Develop Artificial Skin that can Detect Pressure

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Stanford University chemical engineering professor Zhenan Bao and his research team have developed a plastic “skin” that can deliver sensory inputs to...

Scientists Set Their Minds to Growing Miniature Brains

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff illustrator Scientists have successfully grown "mini brains" that may help cure cancer, autism and Alzheimer's. To do this, researchers...

Researchers Attempt HIV-Proof Embryos

Jennica Martin With each technological advance humans make, a myriad of ethical issues are always unveiled. A research team led by Dr. Yong Fan from...

Researcher Develops Artificial Leaves

Rishika Kenkre University of California, Berkeley researcher Peidong Yang has created an artificial mechanism that mimics the system of leaves, producing oxygen in the process...

Health in America: A Psychosocial Perspective

Kayli Walker Staff Writer Greg Miller and Edith Chen, researchers from Northwestern University, delivered a talk at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Monday, May...

What Moons, Tides and Earthquakes Have in Common

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer New research from Satoshi Ide, a seismologist at the University of Tokyo, concludes that huge earthquakes are more likely to occur during...

Reducing Greenhouse Gases Could Improve Human Health and Economic Equality

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has the power to improve human and environmental health as well as increase global equity....