Tag Archives: Science

Honored researcher

By Rachel Rundengan |Opinions Editors| Physics professor Tim Usher has been selected as the university’s 2015-2016 Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activities Award winner.   Every two years, the award…

Flatulence under microscope

By Pauline Fontanaud |Staff Writer| “One who does not burp or fart is bound to explode.” This rough translation of a proverb by Chinese philosopher Lao-Tseu says it all. Farts…

Scientists try resurrecting extinct species

By Clarissa Toll |Staff Writer| Ben Novak, now 27, vowed to devote his life to resurrecting the extinct species of Passenger Pigeons at the age of 13. The last known of…

Chronicle news briefs

by Essence Dennis |Staff Writer| Mexico legalizes Vigilantism (Jan. 27) Mexico has legalized vigilantes after they captured a cartel leader. The self-appointed group of citizens captured “four top leaders” from…

Doctors discover medical breakthrough that may cure HIV

Tiffiny Gaston |Staff Writer| At a medical conference in Atlanta on Sunday March 3, a group of scientists mentioned that they believe they have cured a child of HIV. According to…