science

Lockers run vacant in the Science Building

December 6, 2017 News

Lockers, which usually fill up within the first week of school, are still available inside the Science Building. SF State engineering stockroom equipment technician Michael Lino said that some students majoring in engineering decided to not occupy a locker this semester. “The first couple of weeks we’ll have the engineer students reserve a locker first ...

SF Build brings diversity into science labs

May 3, 2017

A science lab is often stocked with white laboratory coats and more often than not those laboratory coats are worn by white scientists, but professional Leticia Marquez-Magana has dedicated her career to opening the door for minority students. At a young age, Marquez-Magana became interested in science with a continuous curiosity towards molecular biology. After ...

Climate change is a shared crisis

April 12, 2016 Opinion

The scientific consensus is clear and overwhelming; climate change is real and accelerating every second. In the last year alone, we have experienced record-breaking heat and droughts that have impacted millions of people and have cost billions. Who is responsible for climate change? We are set up to believe that we are the culprits and we made climate ...

SF State professor maps ‘super earth’

April 12, 2016 News 1 Comment

Stephen Kane, a physics and astronomy professor at SF State, and his team have discovered and constructed a thermal image map of a new planet, named 55 Cancri. The new planet is the first of its kind to be discovered and draws striking similarities to Earth. 55 Cancri is a terrestrial planet, which means it ...

San Francisco startup launches “Uber for birth control”

March 7, 2016 News

For people living in the United States, obtaining birth control can be a complex and expensive process. A new San-Francisco-based app called Nurx launched last December and is offering a solution to getting birth control on time and at an affordable price. Founded by Hans Gangeskar and Edvard Engesæth, Nurx is the latest in a long ...