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  • Yeast Project may aid in cancer research

    Yeast Project may aid in cancer research

    BY BRITTANY SEEMUTH SEEMUTHB@MTMARY.EDU Mount Mary University’s science department is developing a yeast genetics testing project that could potentially contribute to advancements in cancer research. The project is part of a $300,000 research grant from the National Institute of Health that the department is currently applying for. Teresa Holzen, assistant professor of biology at Mount Mary, and Cheryl Bailey, dean of the School of Natural […]

     
  • Beneath Beauty: Are Your Products Safe?

    Beneath Beauty: Are Your Products Safe?

    n the 18th Century, Lady Coventry and Kitty Fisher suffered a slow death from the use of the cosmetics of the time, which contained white lead. Today lead remains in some cosmetics along with other ingredients of concern, such as parabens and sulfates.

     
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Microscope featured is from actual MMU Science Lab

    Alliance with Science: Alum pursues her passion

    Adriana Newson, a 2014 Mount Mary University graduate, first came to Mount Mary as a biomedical engineering transfer student from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and left with a new outlook on life and a passion to continue her schooling to become a physician’s assistant.

     
  • All About That Basin

    All About That Basin

    Milwaukee Riverkeeper, a non-profit organization in Milwaukee, has been cleaning up your trash since 1995. The organization is committed to protecting water quality and wildlife habitat in Milwaukee’s rivers.

     
  • The Science of Attraction

    The Science of Attraction

    With Valentine’s Day in our rearview mirror, let’s put away giddy, romantic notions and examine the science of attraction. Do our conscious thoughts play a greater role in choosing our mates or do our subconscious and chemistry control our behaviors?

     
  • No New Consumption: (re) Designing Fashion

    No New Consumption: (re) Designing Fashion

    Out with the new, in with the old. Eco-fashion is increasingly becoming trendy in the United States and along with that, upcycling. Upcycling is the process of taking old materials and using them to make something new.

     
  • ‘Science Programs Prepare Students to Transform World’ ~ Cheryl Bailey, Dean of the Natural and Health Sciences

    ‘Science Programs Prepare Students to Transform World’ ~ Cheryl Bailey, Dean of the Natural and Health Sciences

    Nicole Ordway likes a challenge. As a student at Mount Mary University, she chose to study science because she said it was an unusual major for a woman.

    “I knew it’d be challenging and offer a rewarding future,” Ordway said. She graduated in 2014 with a biology health sciences major and a chemistry minor.

     
  • ‘Eating Dangerously’: This book will change the way you think about food

    ‘Eating Dangerously’: This book will change the way you think about food

    If you’ve eaten a meal today without experiencing anxiety, congratulations. You are one fearless consumer. But perhaps, before you go grocery shopping next, you should read a bit more about where exactly your food came from.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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