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Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor

Gabriella Brady is a junior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a Biology and Neuroscience double major and German minor. This is her second year on staff, serving as a Science/International writer and now the Science/International editor. She is also the secretary of the Pre-Health and Neuroscience Clubs. In her free time, she likes to write, read, and play flute.

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Tuskless elephants evolving rapidly due to poaching

Tuskless elephants evolving rapidly due to poaching

October 28, 2021

One of the most distinguishing features  of an elephant is their tusks. For thousands of years, these tusks were used to help in digging, lifting trees and for protection in the case of an attack by...

Researchers perform  pig to human kidney transplant

Researchers perform pig to human kidney transplant

October 28, 2021

In modern medicine, organ transplants save the lives of thousands of individuals suffering from terminal diseases. According to Smithsonian Magazine, human-to-human organ transplantation has been a large...

Footprints show evidence of humans 21,000 years ago

October 14, 2021

Early human habitation in North America has been disputed by scientists for years. However, recent fossilized evidence displays that there were humans living in the Americas as far back as 21,000 to 23,000...

DEA warns of fake prescriptions containing meth, fentanyl

October 14, 2021

Last month, the Drug Enforcement Agency released a statement regarding the discovery of fake prescription drugs that were laced with fentanyl and methamphetamine, two of the most widely abused illicit...

‘Food forest’ to provide food and agricultural education

September 24, 2021

Allegheny College declared carbon neutrality in 2020, and became the first college in the state of Pennsylvania and eighth college in the nation to do so. According to the European Parliament, carbon...

The radio telescope, located in the Carrden next to Carr Hall, was recently painted as a cosmos flower by Ben Ramsey, ’22. Ramsey worked on the radio telescope as part of his summer research with Professor of Physics Dan Willey.

Radio telescope aims to explore Milky Way

September 24, 2021

Situated among the greenery of the Carr Hall Garden sits a large, repurposed television dish. The dish in question — a radio telescope managed by the physics department — received a number of upgrades...

Suicide bombing in Pakistan kills three, injures 20

September 17, 2021

Just a few weeks after the bombings in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of 13 U.S. Marines and a vehicle collision with a landmine killed three Levies police personnel, another suicide bomb was detonated...

An artists interpretation of the Kuiper Belt Object.

Astronomers say ‘Planet Nine’ likely exists near Kuiper Belt

September 10, 2021

A group of astronomers discovered in 2016 evidence of a possible ninth planet in the Milky Way. According to Gizmodo, the planet formerly labelled as “Planet X” is now known internationally by the...

A picture of the natural land bridge in Yellowstone National Park. The volcano rests dormant, for now, beneath the park.

Evidence suggests supervolcano eruption within 100,000 years

September 10, 2021

According to a new study done from Oregon State University, there is a much higher chance of a catastrophic supervolcano eruption somewhere in the world within the next 100,000 years. Associate Professor...

7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti, kills at least 2,200

September 3, 2021

In late August, a 7.2 magintude earthquake struck 77 miles west of Haiti’s capital, Port-Au-Prince, and just over eight miles south-southeast of Petit Troup de Nippes, on the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden...

U.S. pulls out of Afghanistan, Taliban takes charge

September 3, 2021

In mid-August 2021, the Taliban took control of the country of Afghanistan in a much shorter time period than originally anticipated by the United States government. The Taliban emerged in northern...

Rain showers in Greenland linked to climate change

August 27, 2021

Rising sea levels, shrinking mountain glaciers and ice melting at a faster-than-normal rate in the Arctic and Antarctic regions are all signs that climate change is occurring. But climate change can present...

Syndrome found in children diagnosed with COVID-19

August 27, 2021

Medical researchers at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York discovered a rare yet severe inflammatory syndrome in children, who had previously been diagnosed with COVID-19, in April of this year. According...

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