A Creative Approach to Tackling Anxiety

Faced with the pressures of constant testing, demanding extracurriculars, and a new lifestyle away from home, it comes as no surprise that anxiety is a major mental health concern among college students. In fac...

New Study Shows Diet Can Affect Ribosomal Activity

       Most everyone knows about proteins, that product loved by bodybuilders and steak lovers alike. But how are they made? Ribosomes are the tiny factories responsible for churning out each and every protein ...

Allergy Drug has Potential to Treat Severe Epilepsy

Dravet syndrome is a rare form of genetic epilepsy that affects about 1:16,000 to 1:21,000 children. The disease strikes otherwise healthy infants typically in the first year of life. The catastrophic syndrome ...

Get Your Blood Pumping…While Working at Your Desk?

As is the case for many occupations today, the life of a student isn’t always a particularly active one. While some of us manage trips to the Plex or take runs around the Reservoir, in reality, getting to work ...

Doomed to Disagreement in Politics?

When people are presented with evidence that counter their firmly held beliefs, they generally tend to discount it. During a time of polarizing and turbulent American politics, this tendency to disagree undermi...

Genetic contributions to self-reported tiredness

Fatigue is characterized by self-reported tiredness and low energy.  Obvious behaviors such as sleeping less than the National Sleep Foundation recommended 7-9 hours a night, eating nutrient-poor foods that cau...