Scripps-Pitzer Science (page 2)

February 14, 2020

Professor Melissa Coleman’s Paper on Zebra Finches, Co-Authored with Students and Alumnae, Shortlisted for Journal of Experimental Biology Prize

Associate Professor of Biology Melissa Coleman’s paper on the mating song preference of zebra finches was shortlisted for the Journal of Experimental Biology’s Outstanding Paper Prize.

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February 10, 2020

Sadie Otte Lauds Complex Molecule Synthesis in Chemistry World

Chemistry lecturer Sadie Otte lauded German chemists’ successful synthesis of the molecule canataxpropellane, one of the world’s most complex natural products, in Chemistry World.

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July 22, 2019

The Light Within: Edison Reid-McLaughlin ’21 Studies Bioluminescence during Summer Research Assistantship

Scientists have several ways of peering inside the human body. The bluntest tool is the X-ray, followed by MRI. These technologies are highly effective, but they are limited in their application. In order to see the more minute aspects of an organism, like individual cells, more sophisticated tools are needed.

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June 24, 2019

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Awarded $2 Million Keck Foundation Gift to Renovate and Upgrade Equipment for Joint Science Center

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges have received a combined total gift of $2 million directed toward the purchase of equipment and the renovation of the Keck Science Center. The W.M. Keck Foundation has given $1 million each to Scripps College and Pitzer College.

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May 29, 2019

Assistant Professor Sarah Budischak’s Research on Parasitic Worms Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Budischak co-authored a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B that examines why parasitic worms survive longer in some hosts’ intestines than in those of others.

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