Science

Science communication and media coverage are needed now more than ever.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Dec. 3, 1990

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Nov. 19, 1998.

The demonstrations against UCSF's hearing loss experiments on squirrel monkeys crossed into the domain of city government this week.

Victoria Turner is the third place winner in the Synapse Storytelling Contest science writing category. Category judge, SF Chronicle science writer Erin Allday, said “Eye Contact Can Be Overwhelming was also a fascinating topic.

The Crucial Third is the second place winner of the Synapse Storytelling Contest's science writing category.

Earlier this year a YouTube video entitled “How to Genetically Engineer a Human in Your Garage” circulated around my lab.

Editor's note: Presenting Iva Petrovchich's winning entry in the 2018 Synapse Storytelling Contest's science writing category. Category judge, San Francisco Chronicle science writer Erin Allday, says, "Public Cervix Announcement had a f

Scientific breakthroughs are occurring at a rate faster than ever before. In 2007, it was estimated that 1.5 million new scientific papers were published.

Ever wondered if probiotics improve immune function? Benefit gastrointestinal conditions? Or even help in the treatment of infections? Well, since antiquity, we’ve allied with microorganisms for the betterment of out health.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, March 13, 2008]