Wisconsin native studies heat-shock proteins in dairy cows

  When senior Abigail Engel designed her thesis project for her biology major, the inspiration for her research originated close to home —Wisconsin. “My research is...

Students react to Apple’s iOS 11

  With the release of ARKit, a new augmented reality software in iOS 11, the boundaries between the digital world and the physical world have...

From dig to display: Swinehart, alumnus find fossils for museum

  Before a specimen can be displayed in a museum, it must first be discovered, cleaned, and prepared. During the week of June 10-17, a professor...

Hurricane Maria damages Arecibo Observatory

  Hurricane Maria caused damage to instruments at Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory, home to the world’s second-largest radio telescope and other instrumentation used by Assistant...

Whimsical scenarios, real science

  What would happen if the Earth stopped spinning or lost all its water at once? David Consiglio, an Oakland Community College professor and high...

Lyceum lunch group discusses possibility of extraterrestrial life

  “If there is intelligent life out there, how does that change how we see ourselves?” Assistant Professor of Physics Timothy Dolch asked during the...

Botanist shares his simulated journey to Mars

  A botanist, a geneticist, a physicist, and a Green Beret walk into a 636-square foot simulation space capsule. It may sound like the beginning...

Canoes, hikes, s’mores: Biology department holds annual retreat

When Hillsdale College biology students swap laboratories and classrooms for their annual lakeside retreat, they trek through the woods on a botany hike, burn...

Student spends summer studying hopelessness depression

  Senior psychology major Elyse Hutcheson may have spent the summer studying hopelessness, but she said she’s optimistic about how the research opportunity helped her...

Arecibo faces funding loss

With federal funding under review, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, home to a telescope 305 meters in diameter that contributes significantly to both...