Humor

In a long-anticipated move, the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences has been awarded to Your Uncle on Facebook for his unrelenting efforts aimed towards denying the severity of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Countless studies have shown that holding up your experiments toward the light makes you seem ten times smarter than you actually are. What these studies don’t encompass however, is that these objects tend to revolve around lighter objects mostly

2020 has been a year of great turmoil due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With labs operating only at 50% capacity, many have been prompted to work from home.

Despite the fact that scientists should be impartial toward all experiments and data, the vast number of unknowns in a wet lab experiment often lead to many superstitions… Oh wait, I meant lab practices that often divide the scientific community a

UCSF Parnassus Campus, somewhere deep in the animal tower – Statistics is a key element in learning to plan good biological experiments that will hopefully yield results that are both biologically and statistically significant.

“I did a dose response curve using bleach. To my great delight, it worked perfectly! It was the most potent of all my test compounds.” — Alex Smart, PSPG graduate student. Drug development has been in a crisis, with the field of oncology being hit hard.

Editor's Note: "Recent Support for the Law of Unfair Magnetism and Adoration" Victoria Turner earned an honorable mention in the Synapse Storytelling Contest Creative Writing category.

D. Hunter

Medical Students Make the Worst Patients: The Tragicomedy of an MS1 is the third place winner of the Synapse Storytelling Contest's personal essay category.

By Ray

As my laundry piles, carpet stains and the dust rests in my room I realize that I just don’t have time outside of school anymore.

By Ray

With a generous gift from the Helen Diller Foundation, UCSF has been able to finally answer the question, “What would you do if you won the lottery?”