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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

CRISPR sparks inspiration, fear among scientists

CRISPR sparks inspiration, fear among scientists

James Glaser January 26, 2020

Jurassic Park is remembered for many things: an incredible soundtrack composed by John Williams, remarkable dinosaur effects and surprising wisdom. The most famous piece of wisdom from Jurassic Park is,...

This is a photo of DNA is contained in all cells, such as these ones obtained from this inside of a human cheek.

Genomic editing to save lives

Amanda Kurukulasuriya May 18, 2018

Senior Jeffrey Mullen’s morning routine entails a shower, breakfast and a vest shaking him for half an hour to loosen the mucus in his lungs. This is just one of the many treatments necessary to treat...

Early Answers give peace, problems

Early Answers give peace, problems

Rochita Ghosh February 18, 2017

Art by Moy Zhong Wake up early. Inhale a few puffs of albuterol, a medicine to prevent constrictions of the muscles in the bronchioles’ walls. Then, do a vest, a machine that decreases mucus buildup...

Genetic quirks provide remarkable skills

Genetic quirks provide remarkable skills

Nikol Slatinska February 17, 2017

Art by Moy Zhong One might define good genes as having a fast metabolism, athletic talent or the charming good looks of a movie star. What many people don’t initially consider to be on their most desired...

Scientific advancements intensify ethical debates

Scientific advancements intensify ethical debates

Grace Vance February 16, 2017

Art by Moy Zhong One year ago, sophomore Malik Ibdah would have never guessed that a video explaining the transcription process of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to messenger RNA (mRNA) would spark his interest...

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