Water regulations affect California conservation

Too often, gov­ern­mental reg­u­lation forces a decision between the envi­ronment and the economy — but that doesn’t have to be the case, according to…

Professor’s research chronicles lions’ genetics

Many sci­en­tists believe that the next gen­er­ation will be the last to see lions in zoos, according to Pro­fessor of Biology Daniel York. York…

Fisk Museum adds tortoise, ‘hog-like’ oreodont

Two new fossils are on display at the Daniel M. Fisk Museum of Natural History. These latest addi­tions to the museum are a “hog-like”…

Michigan within possible area of spacecraft re-entry

    Southern Michigan is in one of two narrow lat­i­tu­dinal bands where any rem­nants of the Tiangong-1 space­craft might land when they re-enter the atmos­phere,…

Instagram, robots, and the human mind

Hillsdale pro­fessors com­bined their tech­nical knowledge and cul­tural aptitude to address the topic of the Lyceum Friday Forum on March 16, about tech­nology and…

Hillsdale students present research at national science conference

In a chapel at Evangel Uni­versity in Mis­souri, senior Randi Block stood in front of a crowd and spoke. Her voice echoed against the…

Student tests potential treatments for neurological disorder

  Senior Delaney Lehman spent a summer finding a com­pound that could be syn­the­sized to cure Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a mutation that causes severe hand­icaps, in…

Students work to understand arthropod protein’s function

Senior Micah Heinz knew little about the oxygen-trans­porting protein hemo­cyanin before last summer, so nat­u­rally, he researched it through the Hillsdale College LAUREATES program. “It…

Student builds molecular library of quinolines

Syn­the­sizing a group of mol­e­cules and testing their bio­logical appli­ca­tions can be dif­ficult to accom­plish in a six-week span, according to senior bio­chem­istry major…

Research suggests healthy humidity slows spread of flu

People rarely talk about low humidity as a con­tributing factor in the spread of influenza, but the low humidity levels in the U.S. this…