Science & Technology

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Review: Moto 360 smartwatch

Motorola unveiled its first smartwatch, the Moto 360, two weeks ago. If you didn’t notice, I don’t blame you. The pr...

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Climate change is projected to threaten North American birds

According to a groundbreaking National Audubon Society (NAS) study released earlier this month, data models predict that...

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ALS has been challenging researchers for decades

The viral “ice bucket challenge,” pervasive on social media for the past few months represents only a fraction of ti...

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Calvin introduces uniFLOW printing to increase ease and reduce waste

This summer Calvin’s information technology department (CIT) introduced a new printing system, uniFLOW, which offers b...

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North Carolina A&T University introduces hypoallergenic peanuts

Already a staple of many a college student’s diet, peanut butter may be on the brink of even greater popularity. Emerg...

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Douglas Vander Griend: Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Calvin chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend was named a 2014 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar last month for his work ...

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Engineering senior design teams wrap up year-long projects

The Engineering building teems with students this time of year, all putting the final touches on their senior design pro...

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Handwritten notes improve comprehension and memory

A recent study published in “Psychological Science” recommends students take a step back from their laptops — at l...

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No evidence of security breaches at Calvin from Heartbleed bug

When a bug discovered in the widely-used cryptography library OpenSSL was disclosed on April 7, Calvin Information Techn...

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HIV treatment for newborns nearing clinical trial

On April 23, 1984, Dr. Robert Gallo and a team of colleagues discovered that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) contribu...