Mold is an issue many residents face in their homes, but can it be representative of a bigger housing crisis?
Biodiversity loss may seem like an abstract issue in a biology textbook, but it has real consequences for human health.
Appearances can be deceiving. Produce is no exception.
Think back to the last time you had a salad. You probably had a bowl of lettuce; some spinach thrown in there along with some of your common market veggies like shredded carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers; and topped off with crunchy croutons, crispy chicken strips, and
In May 2016, the Department of Defense announced the discovery of the first MCR-1 gene found in E. coli bacteria cultured from a human in the United States. A woman in Pennsylvania with a urinary tract infection tested positive for the gene, which had not
The Berkeley Student Food Collective builds community while upholding sustainable food practices. by Nikita Bhasin It’s two in the afternoon on a Wednesday and the Berkeley Student Food Collective is brimming with excitement. Students are lining up at the register, amidst a backdrop of colorful, fresh
The Dangers of BPA by Nikki Sherry Smoking causes lung cancer. Sleep and exercise are important for your health. Loud music can damage your eardrums. Plastic water bottles are not good for you. What is one similarity between all of these statements? They are all
by Erica Munson Think about how often you take a shower, wash your hands or simply consume water. We oftentimes take our access to water for granted and seldom think about the mechanics behind getting the water from its source to our everyday routine. It
by Kevin Yuan Since the late 1900’s Monsanto Corporation, an organization focused on agricultural biotechnology produces biotechnology and herbicides for different plants such as corn, cotton and vegetables. Monsanto is considered one of the Big 6 Biotech Corporations because of its prominence in the agricultural
By Vincent Man Antibiotics, also known as antibacterials, are types of medications that are used to treat infections by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria. For the most part, our immune system is highly competent of destroying the bacteria and naturally fighting off the