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Saturday, May 30th 2020

Self-Cloning Crayfish Undergoes Population Explosion

Jessica Gang At first glance, it reads like the plotline of a bad horror movie: a ten-legged mutant creature is born with the ability to...

Monarch Butterfly Species is at Risk

Carolina Watts A massive 70-mile blob flew over Denver, Colorado and baffled the National Weather Service (NWS); originally, many people thought that it was an unknown...

UCSB Professor Develops New Generation of Space Cameras

Sam Goldman Staff Writer Photos by John Clow, Staff Photographer Benjamin Mazin, an assistant professor in the University of California, Santa Barbara physics department, has developed an...

Another Great Leap

Kin Ho Staff Writer In 1969, Wernher von Braun, mastermind behind the historic Apollo moon landing, was also drafting plans of Mars exploration. In 1989, President George...

Researchers Discover New Planet

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Many of us grew up knowing that there were nine planets. We all had some mnemonic device to remember them, my personal favorite...

Studies Compare Ants to Ketchup

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology found that ants are simultaneously solid and liquid-like — similar...

Water Makes Even Smaller Wires Possible

Judy Lau Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator  New research at Rice University shows how water can be used in creating long graphene nanoribbons less...

Testing Animals for COVID-19

Aiyana Fraas Staff Writer Getting test kits for COVID-19 has been difficult and costly, yet places...

Paralyzed Man Walks Thanks To Stem Cells

Vall Vinai Groundbreaking stem cell based therapy allowed a paralyzed man to take his first steps in over four years last week. The groundbreaking treatment...

Athlete’s Foot and Eczema Treatment Could Reverse Multiple Sclerosis

Judy Lau Staff Writer Two common drugs, one used for alleviating eczema and one used for treating athlete’s foot, may be used in therapies for multiple sclerosis...