Stem Cell research advances

Despite its controversial nature, stem cell research has resulted in a wave of medical science breakthroughs. Stem cells have produced effective results in tests to cure Type 1 diabetes and treat the degenerative brain disease Parkinson’s. Scientists have also engineered stem cells which effectively kill…

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1,500 troops sent to Iraq

Doubling the number of troops training and advising Iraqi and Kurdish forces, President Obama has sent 1500 to Iraq in preparation for a large Iraqi and Kurdish offensive against Islamic State (ISIL) fighters. Islamic State forces have been coming into Iraq through Syria to occupy…

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Gas prices continue to fall

By Leigh Barber   With low fall temperatures come even lower gas prices. Students and faculty alike are reveling in the newfound lower costs that have arrived in Sarasota. While a steady decline in prices has been observed since the end of summer, it is…

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Recalling whiskey, rethinking beer

Finland, Sweden and Norway recently asked the makers of Fireball whiskey to recall a batch containing higher than usual amounts of the ingredient propylene glycol, used as a sweetening agent in the newly popular cinnamon whiskey. Despite being commonly utilized for non-edible products including antifreeze,…

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