Science & Tech

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Science, not always newsworthy

“How do you know what to cover?” said NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca. “Often the news is the least interesting.” Palca took students on a journey looking at his career experiences that led him to start a new series called Joe’s Big...

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Zika: Not a major concern for students

While many fear the spread of the Zika virus, one group of Winthrop students are not letting it disrupt their plans. “The virus concerns me, but we take every precaution not to contract it,” Professor of History Ginger Williams said. Each year,...

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HIV event educates students

Twenty-one students sat in a square filling-out forms as one by one each stepped up for a blood test and went into another room to hear the results. Half of the attendees at the HIV Awareness event were inspired to receive a free HIV test, courtesy...

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New ways to reach students

Children and educators saw many new ways that technology is changing classrooms in South Carolina at Transforming Education in South Carolina. This event, a product of the Richard W. Riley College of Education, the South Carolina Department of...

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Biology professor receives $73k grant

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded assistant professor of biology Matthew Stern a $73,159 grant for him and his students to study the growth of stem cells. The main focus of the study is comparison between how cells act in...

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Doctors save child’s life with Cardboard

While children across the United States use boxes to form dioramas, cars, forts and dollhouse furniture, doctors at Miami’s Niklaus Children’s Hospital used it to save a child’s life. Pediatric cardiologist Juan Carlos Muniz used Google...