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COVID-19 testing continues as The Florida National Guard works with nurses to test people, using a mobile testing team.

Researchers race to find a vaccine for COVID-19

April 28, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to rage across the U.S., scientists all over the world race to find a vaccine.  Researchers are currently testing vaccines made from genetic engineering along with the ...

Politics must be set aside so that a solution to gun violence can be discovered through research.

Opinion: Gun violence should be addressed through research

April 20, 2019

Parkland was a year ago. Sandy Hook was more than six. Schools do not seem any safer. Nowhere does. Lockdown drills always get us out of class for ten minutes, but still...

A new type of biotechnology, called CRISPR, is a possible way for scientists to cut out unwanted DNA.

CRISPR research promises to save lives

March 16, 2017

Many scientists believe that Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR), a new way to edit genes, may someday be able to cure cancer, prevent autism, and...

As the FOMF competition is just around the corner, Annika Nambiar introduces competition to a history class in hopes of getting the class to join the hunt.  “It is important for the students to know that they have the opportunity to participate in a school activity and possibly gain extra credit points,” said Nambiar.

Friends of Millard Fillmore face lack of competition

February 8, 2017

In less than a week, Carlmont students will be giving up their weekend and coming on campus to participate in a three-day trivia scavenger hunt.   This scavenger hunt is a ...

Impossible Foods  is a company based in Redwood City that uses biotechnology to create meat directly from plants. The Carlmont science departments holds several science lectures per year with different scientists as guest speakers.

Science lecture introduces students to Impossible Foods

November 22, 2015

To eat meat or not to eat meat? That is the question that began to plague biotechnologist Chris Davis as his team at Impossible Foods researched the world's most destructive industry: animal farming. "People like m...

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