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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

Drs. Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman researched mRNA together at the University of Pennsylvania.

Nobel-Prize-winning researchers return to the basics of biology

Abigail Mocharnuk, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

On Oct. 2, scientists Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for their joint research on the capabilities of mRNA in immunization. Their findings, once...

Cosmic explosion furthers knowledge of the galaxy

Cosmic explosion furthers knowledge of the galaxy

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

A quiet, peaceful place filled with stars, planets and asteroids. If you are like most people, this is how you imagine our galaxy, the Milky Way. Until recently, this seemed to be the truth. However, researchers...

Research shows how roller coasters may help pass kidney stones

Ashton Mckenzie, Staff Writer October 29, 2018

Famous Disney World roller coaster, Big Thunder Mountain, made headlines on Sept. 14 after a study was done linking the ride to the passing of kidney stones. The study won the Ig Nobel Prize awarded to...

Geeks on the Quad Pi Day

Geeks on the Quad unites to celebrate pi day

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer March 23, 2018

From trivia questions to pie-eating contests themed around Pi Day, Guilford College’s Geeks on the Quad event provided the community with an opportunity to share geeky passions while learning more about...

Scientists suggest fourth dimension

Shami Chideya, Staff Writer January 19, 2018

“I believe this discovery is deserving of the Nobel honor,” said Early College student Tejas Santanam. Two recent papers have been published in the journal, “Nature,” that detail two different...

Newcomers School welcomes new students

Two students share insight

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor November 10, 2017

17-year-olds Nour Shaker and Kaskile Rashidi first set foot in the United States in November of 2016. “When I come to America, I didn’t know any word in English,” said Rashidi. “So when I came...

ECG hosts Hunger Banquet to raise money

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer April 8, 2016

    More than 842 million people worldwide suffered from chronic hunger in December 2013. That is more than the populations of the United States, Canada and the European Union put together. Alongside...

Grant Murphy gives captivating presentation on protein engineering, synthetic biology

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer April 19, 2013

What do you think of when you hear protein engineering? Do you imagine strange laboratory experiments creating man-made life forms or reconstructing the genetic makeup of creatures? How about synthetic...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor February 15, 2013

Nablus, West Bank, Palestine Women in the West Bank have been receiving sperm in mysterious ways from their incarcerated husbands serving time for terrorism convictions. The illegally smuggled sperm can...

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