2020 BSJ Blog Spring 2020

Metal-Organic Frameworks show promise for a hydrogen-centric fuel economy

By Noah Bussell With parts of California locked in a smoky haze for much of the fall and other regions…

2020 BSJ Blog Spring 2020

Predicting Empathy Unconventionally

By Tiffany Liang How would you tell how empathetic someone is? You might base it off of how they react…

2020 BSJ Blog Spring 2020

Metal-Organic Frameworks show promise for a hydrogen-centric fuel economy

By Noah Bussell With parts of California locked in a smoky haze for much of the fall and other regions…

2020 BSJ Blog Spring 2020

Predicting Empathy Unconventionally

By Tiffany Liang How would you tell how empathetic someone is? You might base it off of how they react…

2020 featured Spring 2020

COVID-19: Insights from UC Berkeley’s Infectious Disease Experts

COVID-19: Insights from UC Berkeley’s Infectious Disease Experts By Sharon Binoy, Ananya Krishnapura, Esther Lim, Elettra Preosti, Melanie Russo, Michael…

2020 BSJ Blog featured Spring 2020

Awe in nature and its therapeutic effects

By Erin Fernwood   During these months spent in quarantine during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, never before have we had…

2020 BSJ Blog Editor's Picks Spring 2020

Perfecting the Rabies Vaccine Formula

By Sarea Nizami You may often associate the word “rabies” with dogs. But, did you know that 70% of rabies…

2020 BSJ Blog featured Spring 2020

Born to Kill? The story of ‘Serial Killer’ genes

By Anusha Subramanian All the way back in 2010, an Italian judge made legal history by decreasing the already reduced…

2020 BSJ Blog featured Spring 2020

New experiments can predict occurrences of quantum jumps and may require scientists to reevaluate old theories

By Amar Shah When the mathematical rules for quantum mechanical theory were first created, Niels Böhr and Werner Heisenberg proposed…

2020 BSJ Blog Editor's Picks Spring 2020

The mysterious culprit of cancer

By Joshua Wu   Cancer, often described as the emperor of all maladies, is a disease characterized by uncontrolled cell…

2020 BSJ Blog Editor's Picks Spring 2020

In a galaxy far, far away…extragalactic oxygen sighted for the first time

By Nanda Nayak   On June 27th 2019, Matty Roberts listened to an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast,…

2017

Curing Mortality

by Isabelle Boatright Despite popular science fiction, we still can’t transport instantly, travel back in time, or do anything beyond slowing down the process of ageing. Modern medicine can do…

2017

A New Cure-All for Alzheimer’s?

by Kevin Zhang Alzheimer’s Disease is known for being impossible to fully treat or cure, mostly due to its multi-faceted nature. However, a new study has been proposed that would…

2017

Catch of the day? PLASTIC!

By Vicky Fong Seafood consumers are advised of the risks of mercury intake, but recent studies show that they should also be aware that their meals might come with a…

2017

In the Wake of Earthquakes

By Iris Yon. You’re not a California native unless you’ve constantly recited that the San Andreas faultline is overdue for a massive earthquake. And with major earthquakes climbing up from…