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Monthly Archives: March 2020

A “Knockdown” in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance

Written by: Ashley Koca Antibiotic resistance has become a plague of its own, affecting millions and killing thousands. Thomas Jefferson University scientists have developed a new way to combat such detriment, utilizing m1 G37-tRNA methylation to cease the production of bacterial membrane-building proteins. The root

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The Extinction of Fireflies

Written by Erin Yoo America’s favorite insect is going extinct. Small but significant, fireflies are cherished throughout America and the Western hemisphere. There’s a reason that movies, characters, companies, and conventions are named and branded after fireflies instead of other insects, such as cockroaches. The

SARS vs MERS vs Wuhan

Written by JuWon Park Coronavirus is an umbrella term that describes viruses that is round and is surrounded by spiky proteins. They are a large family of viruses that cause various diseases, ranging from the common cold to SARS. This virus is more categorized for