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New link found between ion concentrations and sleeping state

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 23

By Roxanne Lee Staff Writer Researchers reported on April 29 that it is changes in ion concentrations, and not nerve cell activity, that switch the brain between its waking and sleeping states. The study, conducted by Ding et al., focu...

‘Merci Congo’ chronicles activism in the Democratic Republic of Congo

April 28, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Features, Issue 22

By Simran Gupta Staff Writer On Monday, April 11, the Globalization on a Shoestring class brought Emmy-awarding-winning documentarian Paul Freedman to screen his newest film on the Democratic Republic of the Congo and discuss his ...

Simmons students participate in advertisement competition

April 14, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Features, Issue 21

By Contributing Writers The National Student Advertising Competition is a joint class between the business school and the communications department at Simmons. In the fall, the team focused on creating different advertisements ...

New science publication comes to Simmons

March 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 17

MindScope Magazine seeks contributors for future issues By Shen Gao Staff Writer Do you love science? Enjoy writing? Curious about the world? Would you like to contribute to the publication of a magazine? If you answered yes to a...

Adipose cells give rise to stem cells to repair body damage

March 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 17

By Roxanne Lee Staff Writer Recent lab studies have shown that stem cells derived from adipose tissue, also known as body fat, can be used to create cells to repair damaged parts of the body. Adipose tissue is loose connect...

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