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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 11, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Art and biology students participate in creative collaboration

By | Mar 21, 2018

“In making art, ideally you know what is happening in your world,” Sarah Sutton said. “Understanding current science for art students is really important.”

Review: Kendrick Lamar conquers the hip-hop competition

By | Apr 26, 2017

It may not be a straightforward classic like “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” or sonically experimental like “To Pimp a Butterfly,” but it has mass appeal.

Q&A: Ithaca College biology students research gene mutations

By | Oct 5, 2016

C. elegans, a specific type of roundworm, have been the subject of careful study for sophomore Leah Larsen and junior Jacqueline Alexander.

Sophomore founds adoption awareness club

By | Sep 26, 2013

Last semester, Emily Quinn founded the Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance club at Ithaca College to share her adoption story with the college community.

Gene therapy could bring relief to heart patients

By | May 1, 2013

For the most part, we can’t control our genes. No amount of hair dye will make me anything other than a natural blonde, no amount of stretching will make me any taller, and no contacts or glasses will make my natural vision any better because that’s what the combination of As, Ts, Cs, and Gs…

Celebrating the master recipe book of life

By | Apr 26, 2013

DNA is some pretty cool stuff. If you think about it, it’s something as simple as some sugar, some phosphates, and a few different rings made of carbon and nitrogen. Sounds pretty elementary, but consider that this combination creates what is essentially the family heirloom cookbook that contains all the recipes to produce, say, a…

Raising the dead… sort of: Scientists revive extinct frog species

By | Mar 20, 2013

Despite what Casper may have suggested, it’s still not possible at this time to resurrect the dead beyond resuscitating someone whose heart stopped. However, scientists have been able to bring back a species of frog that has been extinct since the 1980s through cloning processes and DNA that has been frozen since the 1970s. The…

Mitochondria provide link to our distant ancestry

By | Mar 8, 2013

Anyone who has taken (or is taking) 200s-level genetics at Ithaca College will be familiar with the mtDNA experiment in lab. While the collection, amplification, and purification of the DNA is a tedious process, the results from processing at Cornell could tell you how close your genes are to a person in another country, a…