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Photos courtesy of the Ora Lee Smith Cancer Research Foundation. left, Kelly Moffitt, center and Fraye Beyene, right.

Addressing sySTEMic problems

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief August 24, 2020

Growing up, the only people she knew with college degrees were her teachers. She expected to cut hair for a living. After losing her aunt and uncle — the people who raised her — to cancer, however,...

Daniel David intends to enroll in a pre-med program in India.

Sci-ched For the Future

Tom Mueller, features writer May 21, 2018

The bell rang, signaling the beginning of the ‘15-16 KHS school year. Students throughout the campus sat down and prepared to begin classwork. Among them was Daniel David, then sophomore, who just moved...

A worrisome winter in the Lou

A worrisome winter in the Lou

Holden Foreman, web editor February 2, 2017

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive,” Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States, stated in a tweet sent...

Summer of science

Chloë King, blog/podcast editor September 14, 2015

This is what confusion looks like.

Take all the ribbons you want

Chloë King, web staff May 12, 2015

So, a few months ago, I won one of ten Academy of Science Honors Division scholarship, which was the product of several months of work, lots of nerves, around 100 dollars, and many prepared presentations. Last...

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A museum worker inspects a replica of a woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius), a species that went extinct 3,000 to 10,000 years ago. In March 2012, scientists in Russia and South Korea announced a partnership to try to clone the mammoth and generate a living specimen

Mammoth madness

Chloë King, web staff April 27, 2015

Most people have seen Jurassic Park, but if you haven’t, here’s a quick run down. A bunch of phoney science is used to mix insect DNA with dinosaur DNA, and this full set is used to make modern...



Chloe King, web staff March 24, 2015

Wow. I guess I’m done.   This weekend I participated in the Academy of Science’s Honors Division Science Fair. To make a long story short, I was among the top 10 finalists, and I won a scholarship...

Skinny science

Skinny science

Chloë King, web staff February 18, 2015

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are mental disorders, but they can have many physical affects as well; suffering from an eating disorder can change the way a body works years after the patient it...

Another world

Another world

Chloë King, web staff February 5, 2015

Imagine you’re going to sleep. You lay down, close your eyes and slip into another world. There’s been lots of debate on whether or not lucid dreaming, or the ability to control one’s dreams,...

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