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Pandemic Cholera: Origins and Implications

Credit: Amélie Philibert, UdeM.

Pandemic Cholera: Origins and Implications Sahaj Shah ’21 On February 5, 2018, Jesse Shapiro presented his research findings on the origins of pandemic choleric strains from the environment, and their fate within patients to the Joint Microbiology & Immunology and Biological Sciences Seminar at the Geisel School of Medicine. Professor […]

 
 

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Discovered in Abundance Across the World’s Oceans

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Discovered in Abundance Across the World’s Oceans

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Discovered in Abundance Across the World’s Oceans by John Kerin ‘20 A new evolutionary lineage of viruses has been found in samples of seawater from many of the world’s oceans. This new group of viruses was recently named “Autolykiviridae,” after a Greek mythological character known for his ability […]

 
 

Effect of Female Role Models in Young Women’s Intended Major

Women in STEM fields (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Effect of Female Role Models in Young Women’s Intended Major Ryan Kilgallon ’21 A study from Houston’s Southern Methodist University (SMU) reveals the effectiveness of using an enthusiastic female role-model to inspire young women to major in male-dominated fields such as economics. Nationally, the ratio of women to men majoring […]

 
 

Tree rings show extreme weather due to jet stream changes since 1960s

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Tree rings show extreme weather due to jet stream changes since 1960s Sarah Chong Researchers from the University of Arizona have reconstructed historical changes in the North Atlantic jet stream going back almost 300 years, using information extracted from tree rings. The trees were from the British Isles and the […]

 
 

Contact Sports Further Linked to Changes in Brain Chemistry

2.5 million emergency room visits, hospitalizations, or deaths were associated with a single Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), or a combination of a TBI and additional sources of injury (Source: Wikimedia Commons).

Contact Sports Further Linked to Changes in Brain Chemistry by John Kerin ‘20 In recent months, the effects of contact sports on brain health have become a widely debated issue in the scientific and sporting communities. An increasing number of studies show that contact sports have an observable effect on […]

 
 
 
 
 

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