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For the Love of Dogs

If you have ever googled the word “dog,” you would know that more than 1.5 billion search results come up. Dogs running, dogs playing, dogs eating, dogs sitting down, dogs listening to music, pensive dogs, sad dogs, side-eye dogs, “doge” dogs…you get the idea. For some strange reason, this species of canine is deeply ingrained…

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Translational Medicine Day 2017

Translational medicine is the conversion of scientific discovery into health improvement, bringing the “bench to bedside” by innovating new cures, integrating these techniques into practice, and inspiring future doctors and scientists to always work towards patient centered clinical applications. This highly interdisciplinary field brings together all aspects of science, medicine, and engineering. Translational Medicine Day…

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Warming Up

LIAM HUBER | BLOGGER | SQ ONLINE (2016-17) How a Crinkle in Cellular Metabolism Gave Mammals, Birds, and (Maybe) Dinosaurs a Major Competitive Advantage—at a Cost By this point in the school year, between a colossal workload and a meager money supply, you have probably begun wondering exactly how often you have to eat. It is a good…

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Anxious Adolescents: Changes in Teen’s Genes Induce Mental Illness

By Bar Yosef | SQ Online Reporter | SQ Online 2016-2017 ____________________________________________________________________________ We are often told that college will be “the best time of our lives.” And many students enjoy the newfound freedom, but college can also be hard. According to the American College Health Association, more than half of college students nationwide feel overwhelming…

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Conservation and Ecotourism

BY MADISON RAE | SQ ONLINE WRITER | SQ ONLINE (2016-17) ____________________________________________________________________________ With summer and winter break behind us and spring break close ahead, many of us inevitably have travel on our minds.  Luckily for those of us in California, we’re living in a state with 27 national parks and 36 national natural landmarks. Millions visit the parks…

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Neurogastronomy: It’s a Mouthful

Anyone else remember the Shrek ketchup that used to line the supermarket condiments aisles when we were younger? It outmatched the ordinary Heinz bottles with a flashy label that advertised the product in “Blastin’ Green” and “Funky Purple.” Unfortunately, I still do. I think I actually pleaded with my mother to buy the novelty table sauce….