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COVID-19 could severly complicate flu season

A syringe is filled with flu vaccine. (Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
October 8, 2020

Almost seven months have passed since COVID-19 was officially declared a global pandemic. Although for many it feels as if the pandemic has been changing the way that our lives operate for much longer,...

CRISPR Technology Grows Despite Concerns

CRISPR Technology Grows Despite Concerns
April 11, 2019

Genetics has been a rapidly advancing field since 2003, when the Human Genome Project was completed. It has grown into one of the most well-funded and well-researched areas of science in recent years due...

Under Pressure: Deflation Affects Football

Under Pressure: Deflation Affects Football
February 7, 2019

Super Bowl LIII was last Sunday, and the New England Patriots won against the Los Angeles Rams for their sixth NFL championship. The Super Bowl is the most-watched sporting event in America, and even though...

Why You Should Be Thankful For Salt This Winter

Why You Should Be Thankful For Salt This Winter
January 31, 2019

At the end of last semester, there was a snow storm that left approximately 10 inches of snow on the Wake Forest campus. In preparation for the snow, you might remember salt being spread on sidewalks,...

Navigating The Flu On College Campuses

Navigating The Flu On College Campuses
October 4, 2018

College is already a hot spot for illness because students from many different areas live in close contact, but right now, during flu season, it becomes vital to keep oneself from getting sick. The flu...

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