The Concordiensis

Scientists and students question efficacy of annual physicals

Kartik Nath, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Across campus, students are gearing up for their study abroad experiences, overseas or domestic and have realized that they are required to have an annual medical exam. As young college students, the common thinking is, “We’r...

2019: A year of innovation, achievement and change

Timothy Fagan, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

The year 2019 was filled with scientific innovation and exploration. As a species, humans learned more about the natural world in fields ranging from astronomy to biology. The important discoveries were made not just on Earth...

WHO: Lives jeopardized in fragile healthcare settings

Kari Kimball, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1.6 billion people have no access to basic care due to crises and weak health services. That is approximately 22 percent of the global population. Many crises can re...

2019 Science Awards: Golden Geese and Geniuses Galore!

Charlotte Mineo, Sci/Tech Editor

October 10, 2019

The Golden Goose award was founded in 2012 and recognizes seemingly odd federally-funded research that has had an outsized impact on science and society. According to the Golden Goose homepage, Representative Jim Cooper of Ten...

Exercise can alter the architecture of the human heart

Timothy Fagan, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2019

Humans were built for endurance, and new research has revealed that human hearts can physically change, allowing our bodies to have greater stamina. An article in Science Magazine, written by Eva Frederick, talks about how the...

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