How can you prevent Zika virus infection?

Photo credit: Microscope With Zika Virus by Rattikankeawpun (FreeDigitalPhotos.net) By┬áIsabel M. Zaru-Roque Zika virus has made many headlines over the past few months. As a student, this information can be overwhelming and may leave you feeling helpless. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have the information you need…

The Science of Sweetness

By Kyj Mandzy, Bellarmine University Everyone likes sweets, but it is truly staggering to see to what extent they enjoy them. The average person in an industrialized country consumes 33.1kg of sugar a year. This accounts for a daily intake of 260 calories from sugar alone every single day, roughly one-eighth of the energy the…