Wednesday, October 23

Rising fourth-year biology and cognitive science student Shawn Schwartz shows off QR Chem, a website on which students can visualize chemical molecular structures by scanning QR codes on their phones. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Student-developed tool brings 3D molecular models to smartphone screen

Chemistry students can now visualize 3D chemical structures by scanning a QR code with their smartphones. A team of undergraduate students developed an online tool, QR Chem, which provides QR codes that provide a link to a 3D image of a molecule. Read more...

Photo: Rising fourth-year biology and cognitive science student Shawn Schwartz shows off QR Chem, a website on which students can visualize chemical molecular structures by scanning QR codes on their phones. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Rising fourth-year biology and cognitive science student Shawn Schwartz shows off QR Chem, a website on which students can visualize chemical molecular structures by scanning QR codes on their phones. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)



Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study shows rise in California children’s consumption of sugary drinks

More California children are drinking sugary beverages, according to a study released by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Researchers in the center observed and compiled data on the nutrition of children aged 2 to 11 from the California Health Interview Survey from 2003 to 2014. Read more...

Photo: Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LGBTQ center interim director forms group for transgender health care needs

Transgender students can benefit from an interdisciplinary effort to address their needs, a campus administrator said at an event Monday. Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. Read more...

Photo: Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. (Daily Bruin file photo)




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