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Tiny tech for fighting off cancer

Tiny tech for fighting off cancer

Madison Alvardo, Photography Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Innovation

Cancer is a life changing disease. Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. There are different four stages of cancer. All of those stages have different symptoms. In stage one, the cancer is small and contai...

Cassini Spacecraft’s Final Moments

Cassini Spacecraft’s Final Moments

Jacob Sanchez, Photography Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Innovation

On Oct. 14, 1997, a Flagship-class NASA-ESA-ASI unmanned robotic spacecraft, known as Cassini, was the fourth space probe to visit Saturn. The significant thing about Cassini is that it was designed to become the first probe to enter Saturn’s orbit. After being launched from Cape Canaveral, the...

3D-printing implants

3D-printing implants

Victoria Olivas, Business Manager
May 25, 2017
Filed under Innovation

3D printed implants have just become more comfortable, flexible and less expensive. Researchers at the University of Florida have developed a printing technique to reduce the lag time between the first initial print and when that ink solidifies, allowing for 3D implants to be printed at a fast...

Artificial womb, new hope for premies

Artificial womb, new hope for premies

Madison Alvarado, Photography Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Innovation

One of the greatest creations of all time is the process of a baby growing in a mother's body. Babies take 40 weeks to mature. During those nine months in the womb, babies are developing many things their body needs, like their lungs, heart, face and eyes. About 30 thousand babies are born younger th...

E-Bicycles

E-Bicycles

Madison Alvarado, Photography Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Innovation

E-bikes are bikes that run on electricity. They have been around since the 1800s. E-bikes have no weight or age requirement, but some do require license plates. E-bikes are mostly used by older people. In Mexico and Norway, they are not allowed on bike paths. So just how do E-Bicycles work?  The...

New Phones

New Phones

Ashley Alegria, HS Insider Manager
March 27, 2017
Filed under Innovation

A lot of people religiously buy new phones like the Apple iPhone and the Samsungs phones every year when they release what is supposed to be a probably bigger and better phone. The next phone to come out in the Apple series is the iPhone, and for Samsung it is the Galaxy. To celebrate the 10 year anniversary...

A trip to the moon

A trip to the moon

Priscila Manzo, Editor in chief
March 27, 2017
Filed under Innovation

Many have dreamed of traveling to outer space and going to the moon. Ever since the first man landed on the moon, many people have been looking for ways to make space travel something that is available not only to astronauts but also to individuals who want to go. SpaceX “manufactures and launches adv...

Robotic arm transforms drawings

Robotic arm transforms drawings

Victoria Olivas, Business Manager
March 24, 2017
Filed under Innovation

Digital art has recently become more and more popular as new technology has been created to expand the art horizons. A team of international scientists has created a small robot arm that draws with a pen on paper whatever users draw on a screen. The robotic arm mimics a user’s drawing motions, recreating...

A home away from home?

Ashley Alegria, HS Insider Manager
March 24, 2017
Filed under Innovation

A shocking new discovery has been made by NASA. Scientists have discovered seven additional planets using the Spitzer, an infrared telescope, but they are not just any planets. They found them in a different solar system which they have named the TRAPPIST-1 system, and the best part is that they could...

NASA reaches for the stars with Solar Probe Plus

NASA reaches for the stars with Solar Probe Plus

Danielle De Luna, Entertainment editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Innovation

NASA’s acclaimed collective of scientists and astronauts launched the legendary Apollo 11 space mission to discover what lay on the moon’s surface 48 years ago. The expedition broadened horizons for space travel, giving scientists the inspiration to continue looking beyond. In an attempt to contin...

Hydrogen fuel–the next best thing?

Hydrogen fuel–the next best thing?

Amanda Figueroa, Technical manager
March 6, 2017
Filed under Innovation

If you have taken a chemistry class here, you have probably heard about the availability of the element hydrogen. Hydrogen could provide a plentiful energy source if harnessed correctly, and scientists at NASA have taken the first step towards the future by utilizing liquid hydrogen as rocket fuel. According...

Oink-oink, hurray?

Oink-oink, hurray?

Vanessa Morales, Sport's editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Innovation

Has science found a way to create the first human-pig embryos? As of Thursday, Jan. 27, scientists at Salk Institute in California collaborating with a team in Spain has “[attempted] to grow human tissue inside animals to produce organs needed for transplants such as hearts and kidneys,” said Azeen...

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