Study Finds that Nanoparticle Commonly Added in Food has Adverse Effects on Gut Microbiota

Anahita Kodali, Medical Sciences, News, Summer 2020 Figure 1: Wrigley’s, a popular brand of gum, contains E171. Other brands containing the additive include Trident, Pur, and EPIC. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons   Food directly impacts people’s weight and health.  One indisputable factor that contributes to weight gain is the number … Continue reading

Dream a Little Dream

Maddie Brown, Biological Sciences, Spring 2020 Figure 1: The red box encloses an EEG reading of the brain during REM sleep. EEG measures the electrical activity of the brain. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sleep_EEG_Stage_1.jpg When car drives by in the middle of the night as you’re peacefully sleeping, why doesn’t the sound of a … Continue reading