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Human Gene Editing Questions Ethics In Medicine

Human Gene Editing Questions Ethics In Medicine

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News

Since Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced that he was able to genetically edit embryos to create twin girls, ethics committees and scientists alike have questioned where human gene-editing lies along the medical ethics spectrum. Jiankui began this experiment because of a couple who were trying to have kids but ...

Second Remission Brings Hope to the HIV Community

Second Remission Brings Hope to the HIV Community

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019


Filed under News

It has been 10 years since the first patient, also known as the Berlin patient, was cleared from HIV. However, a case study published on March 5, in the multidisciplinary scientific journal Nature announced that a second person sustained remission from HIV-1 for more than a year. Both patients under...

Forensics Lab

Forensics Lab

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Photos, Showcase

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Disease-Detecting Dogs

Disease-Detecting Dogs

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under News

Dogs have the same five senses that humans do: taste, touch, sight, hearing and smell. However, dogs have more heightened senses than humans. In fact, the percentage of dogs’ brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is 40 times larger than humans’, and it has been estimated that dogs can identif...

Climate Change’s Impact On Our Weather

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase

In the course of a month, four destructive storms have hit the U.S. East Coast and the coasts of Southeast Asia. Hurricane Florence, like Hurricane Harvey last year, is yet another example of what effect climate change has on storms. These shifts can possibly be due to climate change from inc...

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

Karla Romero, Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Carrying two backpacks and three textbooks, she greets everyone as she walks in the gym. Her younger sister gets ready to cheer for the girl’s basketball team in a few minutes. As she waits to cheer for the boy’s team later that night, she does her homework for the next day while watching her sister...

Teacher finds comedic relief

Teacher finds comedic relief

Patty Castillo

October 16, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

Science teacher Jared Monroe always starts off the school year by giving his new students a fair warning before they fall into their bad habits of falling asleep during class. “Don’t fall asleep,” Monroe said. “You will not like it.” In his six years of teaching at North Garland, Monroe...

New science rooms completed

Alejandra Casanova

March 6, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Because the construction in the science rooms was done after winter break, biology teacher Joneem Lacra, chemistry teacher Ashley Wong and their students were allowed to move into their new rooms on January 22.  Now with their equipped rooms, both teachers and their students are able to do their science...