Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted Into Human

Christopher “Luci” Elias October 26, 2021

With a title as strong as the one given there should be some shock. However, not mistitled, Dr. Montgomery and his team at N.Y.U Langone Health have done it. They have successfully transplanted a pig kidney into a human, but what does this mean? The success of the procedure now brings up many questions....

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The ozone layer sits 9 to 22 miles above our Earth and protects us all from ultraviolet rays coming from the Sun. Without it, we are toast, literally.

The Large Hole over the South Pole is Earth’s Ozone

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor October 1, 2021

There is a hole in Earth’s Ozone layer, larger than Antarctica, over the South Pole and it is not getting smaller.  The Hole of Depletion During the Southern hemisphere’s Springtime, which is from Aug - Oct, the ozone depletion forms a hole over the South Pole. This hole grows to its largest size...

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A modern art piece of an art piece from the past, the woolly mammoth.

Woolly Mammoths May Return to Earth

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor September 23, 2021

  Hieroglyphics have been drawn, fossils have been found, stories have been told, but the legend of woolly mammoths may not end there as we head toward the future.  A Colossal Idea After having been extinct for 10,000 years, woolly mammoths could potentially walk the Earth again. Bioscience...

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Too Much Hormones Can Lead to Diabetes: Here’s Why

Danielle Anzures, Reporter September 7, 2018

A new study shows a high level of hormones can link to heart problems and may increase some people’s risks for diabetes. Journal of the American Heart Association published the study September 4. Endocrinologist at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Dr. Joshua J., said that researchers have known...

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A vibrant view of Saturns hexagon in its North Pole captured by NASAs spacecraft Cassini.

Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon Looks Mesmerizing

Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief September 7, 2018

NASA found a more detailed look at a hexagon located in Saturn's northern pole, by its nifty spacecraft called Cassini. 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the spacecraft found wavelengths. From ultra-violet to the infrared using its (CIRS) Composite Infrared Spectrometer. At the beginning of its...

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