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A gloved hand holds a dosage of COVID-19 vaccine and a syringe needle with a green checkmark to the left of the hand.

Three people who want the COVID-19 vaccine voice their opinions

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

On Dec. 11, 2020, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, it has been a topic that many people have talked about, with some people voicing their opinions....

disruption of circadian rhythm can lead to fatigue and impaired cognitive abilities.

How To Maximize Your Performance On Exams: A Biological Overview

Faizan Azhar, Assistant Web Manager January 21, 2021

Oftentimes, students stay up late the night before an exam to get extra last-minute studying in. However, this extra study time that may seem to give an advantage the next day only hurts students.  There...

Masks in 1918 versus 2020

The situation from 1918 has been delivered to 2020

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

Just a bit after 2020 started, we found ourselves in a pandemic due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. COVID-19 is a threatening virus that was initially introduced as something passing, like the common...

Several research groups propose timelines for a COVID-19 vaccine, but next steps remain unclear

The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine: virologists are closer than expected

Faizan Azhar, Assistant Web Manager September 14, 2020

Rumors are spreading of a potential COVID-19 vaccine available for public use as soon as Nov. 2020. However, many issues come along with the discovery of this vaccine. It seems like an unlikely occurrence,...

New York National Guard members Reagan Long and Naomi Velez register patients at a COVID-19 testing location in Glenn Island Park, New Rochelle, on March 14.

States recruit health care professionals to combat COVID-19

Jiayu Zhan, Arts and Graphics Editor May 3, 2020
States have struggled to expand the workforce of medical professionals, thus resorting to deploying those waiting for licenses, retired or graduating from medical school.
A novel AI paves the way for new antibiotic production

A novel AI paves the way for new antibiotic production

Mahika Arya, Web Manager April 23, 2020

MIT researchers made a scientific breakthrough in the field of medicine by creating an AI-based program that could find new potential antibiotic molecules on Feb. 20, making way for curing diseases that...

Male chickens produce neither eggs nor palatable meat, so they are not useful in the poultry industry.

France ban on chick culling takes step forward for animal rights

Aditi Lappathi and Eva Shen March 21, 2020

Countless chickens are hatched in order to produce the 65 billion chickens that are consumed each year. However, male chicks are deemed unpalatable, resulting in the deaths of seven billion chicks annually. This...

From broad international initiatives to local high school-run efforts, people around the world have joined the fight against COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for Contra Costa residents

Daniel Shen, Daniela Wise-Rojas, Shereen Ahmed, and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath February 25, 2020

In this situation, the information could change rapidly. Although this story is updated frequently, please refer to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS),...

Laughing matters: The science behind humor

Lauren Chen and Amrita Himmatraopet November 8, 2019

“Laughter is the best medicine” is a common cliché, but countless clinical trials and years of research demonstrate that laughing can actually improve your mental health in a variety of ways. In fact,...

Without preventative measures, BART could fall down a historically predictable

BART takes precautionary measures to prevent “transit death spiral”

Claire Zhang and Oce Bohra October 24, 2019

In a recent episode of Netflix's “Patriot Act,” comedian and political commentator Hasan Minhaj noted that most transit systems in the country are rapidly losing their ridership. BART is not an exception:...

Scientific breakthroughs promise progress in environmental restoration efforts

Scientific breakthroughs promise progress in environmental restoration efforts

Steven Deng, Copy Editor May 26, 2019

Many headlines today warn of climate change. They cite statistics showing data that global temperatures are increasing, among other effects. Other articles strongly urge action as they emphasize the limited...

Junior Cheryl Shin gazes upward at the exotic fish in the flooded rain forest exhibit in the Aquarium. “My favorite part of the AP Bio field trip was being able to explore the museum with my friends. I got really excited in the aquarium and butterfly exhibits and it was just a fun day with friends,” she said.

AP Biology encounters life and nature at Cal Academy of Sciences

Daniel Shen, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2019

On April 23, DVHS's AP Biology classes, taught by Mrs. Minu Basu and Mrs. Pam Sheppel, visited the California Academy of Sciences, witnessing the most exotic forms of life in the museum's myriad of environmental...

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