Latest Articles for Author: Jennifer Walker

2016 rio olympics: are antibiotics a must for athletes?

2016 Rio Olympics: Are Antibiotics a Must for Athletes?

The much anticipated Summer 2016 Olympics’ opening ceremony is set to air Friday, August 5, 2016 in Rio. Tourists and top athletes from around the world will be traveling to Brazil if they’re not already there. The Games will be hosting many familiar names like Michael Phelps, Simone Biles, and Pavlos Kontides. With all that…

Photodynamic treatment makes cancer cells commit suicide

Photodynamic Treatment Makes Cancer Cells Commit Suicide

Matthew Gdovin, an associate professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a team of other researchers have developed a new way to kill cancer cells. This new method will help patients with tumors located on hard to reach areas of the body or with cancer that has…

2014 called, it says you’re welcome for the ice bucket challenge

2014 Called, It Says You’re Welcome for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Medical School who have been working with Project MinE’s global gene sequencing effort have recently made an important discovery in their ALS research to aid in creating a cure. Why does this sound so familiar? Project MinE’s research efforts are funded by The ALS Association through the 2014 ALS Ice…

Shampoo bottles that empty completely are in our future

Shampoo Bottles That Empty Completely Are in Our Future

Good ‘till the last drop is actually possible now thanks to researchers at Ohio State University. Bharat Bhushan and his team in Columbus have designed a coating to put on the inside of soap bottles that allow the contents to flow out more freely. Admit it, we have all put a bit of water in…