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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Hookah Delivers More Smoke than Cigarettes

Bijan Sainee Staff Writer A recent study at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine has found that the average hookah smoking session delivers about 125...

Updated Dietary Guidelines Support New Eating Habits

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer New updates and research supporting the federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) for 2015–2020 were recently announced. The Health and Human Services...

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...

‘Martian Concrete’ Brings Humans Closer to the Red Planet

Peter Crump Staff Writer A major problem in efforts to colonize Mars is the sheer difficulty and expense in transporting resources and materials over there in...

UCSB Professor Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Bijan Saniee Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus Arthur Gossard will speak at the White House later this month and formally receive the...

NASA Developments Can Save Airlines $250 Billion

Peter Crump Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator New developments in NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) project could help commercial airlines reduce their fuel consumption...

Artificial Intelligence Makes Real Strides

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator One trend that will not be left behind in 2015 is the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI)....

Kaiser Permanente to Open Medical School

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer HMO Kaiser Permanente plans to open a medical school in Southern California to revolutionize the current healthcare system. While a site hasn’t...

Government Agencies and the Private Sector Join Forces to Develop Clean Energy

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer An international group of investors led by Bill Gates has created a new funding initiative called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which will...

Fecal Transplant Pills Can’t Help But Raise a Few Eyebrows

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator If you believe in the phrase “you are what you eat,” then you might not want to...