Geothermal: The Heat Beneath Our Feet

Geothermal energy, a technology that takes advantage of the Earth’s ability to supply and transfer heat, is quickly infiltrating the public consciousness. There are, however, some key questions that those who are not familiar with the technology may have about how it works. The word “geothermal” actually refers to two completely different technologies—one for heating…

Living in the Ecovillage

My group spent our first week in South Africa living in Lynedoch ecovillage, just outside of Stellenbosch. During this week, we learned about the mission and efforts behind the village as well as the sustainable construction of all of the homes and other buildings. Written and Photographed by Alexandria Polanosky, Multimedia Editor The village began…

As OU faculty work to develop diabetes treatment alternative, students fight for a more diabetic-friendly campus

By Kelly Fisher, staff writer A research team within the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced that in pre-clinical trials, a drug they developed proved successful at halting the onset of diabetes, which they say could change the way we treat the disease entirely. The drug, known as C-10, blocks certain pathways…