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OPINION: Genetics research misrepresents people of color

OPINION: Genetics research misrepresents people of color

April 29, 2019

On a Tuesday afternoon in “Genetics: Honors,”  I learned of yet another industry that marginalizes people of color: DNA databases. Of the data on which scientists have been basing genetic conclusion...

Norton cannot save you now

Norton cannot save you now

By Office Assistant

April 20, 2015

Making a found-footage film is a surefire cheap way to scare the pants off of an audience and simultaneously irritate those of us who are sickened by the very notion of shaky-cam. “Unfriended” seeks to a...

The Rose Chronicles: Return Part III

The Rose Chronicles: Return Part III

April 13, 2015

The story has been told time and time again, and the injuries have occurred time and time again, but it’s not about how many times Derrick fell. It’s about how many times Derrick rose.Criticism wa...

Bursts of fasting may be key to longevity and health

Bursts of fasting may be key to longevity and health

March 9, 2015

Hunger. People go to great lengths to keep their stomachs full, but research dating back more than 60 years suggests that temporarily depriving oneself of food may be the key to a long and healthy life. Cl...

Utah air pollution linked to increased suicide risk

Utah air pollution linked to increased suicide risk

March 2, 2015

It has been well established that exposure to air pollution can contribute to a range of health concerns such as respiratory inflammation, cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment, especially in younge...

Ald. Bob Fioretti Concedes: ‘We Did Do Change’

February 25, 2015

Former Ald. Bob Fioretti conceded his bid for mayor Tuesday at his election party, held at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, 350 W. Mart Center Drive. In his speech, he addressed issues in Chicago, such as c...

Behind the Scenes: The 90’s Show

November 24, 2014

Columbia’s Urban Music Association hosts the annual 90’s Show in the 618 S Michigan Ave Building at Stage two. The show is a tribute to the music, performing arts and fashion of the 1990’s. Columbia...

Bipolar risk gene behavior revealed

Bipolar risk gene behavior revealed

By Contributing Writer Abby Seitz

November 10, 2014

New research from Northwestern University may provide a better understanding of the biological basis of neuropsychiatric diseases.In a study published Oct. 22 in the journal Cell, NU researchers used supe...

Metabolic shift in cells key to threat recall

Metabolic shift in cells key to threat recall

October 6, 2014

New research from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire suggests that the ability of the innate immune system’s cells to remember and fight off specific threats may be con...

Genetic loop keeps cellular clocks on time

Genetic loop keeps cellular clocks on time

September 22, 2014

The human body’s circadian rhythm, synced with the 24 hour day, regulates almost every physiological process. New research has illuminated the interaction between four genes that control this circadian cl...

New administration, new outlook

By Editor-in-chief

September 2, 2014

While new students are entering Columbia to begin their college careersthis semester, so are many new upper-level administrators.Following months of searches, President Kwang-Wu Kim’s cabinet is robust with individuals filling positions that have long been vacant, such as the provost’s, or marred by frequent changeovers, such as the Chief Financial Officer’s. (See the front page story regarding employment for a more compl...

Talking in tongues: Science suggests Neanderthals spoke in more than grunts

Talking in tongues: Science suggests Neanderthals spoke in more than grunts

March 17, 2014

Evidence suggests Neanderthals fashioned primitive tools and weapons, buried their dead, controlled fires and used dyes—but new research shows these tasks may not have been carried out in silence.Analys...

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