Friday, September 20th 2019

Restoring Sight to the Blind

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer A surgeon from Texas will force a needle with viruses composed of DNA that has light-sensitive algae into a blind person’s eye, enabling...

Skirmantas Janusonis and the Enigma of Hyperserotonemia

Sruti Mamidanna Imagine that you are holding a brain in your hands. If we removed all the brain cells we would be left 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...

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...

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...

Undergraduate Research: A Closer Look

Kayli Walker Denise Montell’s lab, one of the many research labs at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has done some great studies on apoptosis,...

R/V Sally Ride: Going Where No Ship Has Gone Before

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Space has always been considered the last frontier. But generations of space research has brought us to know more about...