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First artificial heart transplant in the history of medicine

First artificial heart transplant in the history of medicine

Jan 20, 2014

On December 21 of 2013, after 10 hours of intensive operation, the first ever artificial heart transplant in medical history was performed on a 75 year old French man, in the Georges Pompidou Hospital in Paris, France. The construction of the entire artificial heart was a major stepping stone in regenerative medicine around the globe, even though...

Flipped classrooms: revolutionizing our education system

Flipped classrooms: revolutionizing our education system

Jan 20, 2014

Lecture in class. Homework at home. Repeat. Students at Mountain View High School complete this iteration on the daily. However, this time-worn monotony is quickly proving less effective than a recent shift in the teaching paradigm: the flipped classroom. The flipped classroom, or reverse teaching, is essentially a 180º shift on the traditional class setup....

Does money affect SAT scores?

Does money affect SAT scores?

Jan 20, 2014

The SAT is not just another test that you can half study for the day before and hope for the best. It is probably the most important test that you will ever face in high school because it is the first step toward your future, at least in the college world. In general, colleges admit students who achieve high SAT scores, so the higher the score is the better...

SFMOMA adds an artistic touch to Los Altos

SFMOMA adds an artistic touch to Los Altos

Jan 20, 2014

Project Los Altos, a culmination of several artists brought together by the San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art (SFMOMA), reflects the historical past and current times of Los Altos through a combination of exhibits scattered throughout downtown. Each exhibit displays a significant aspect of the region while offering a unique perspective with visual insight. From...

Red Rock open mic night: Jan 17

Red Rock open mic night: Jan 17

Jan 18, 2014

     On Friday the 17th, Red Rock Cafe hosted a teens open mic night. Teenagers from ages 13-19 had the opportunity to showcase their talents to a crowd full of familiar faces. “I loved it; the whole atmosphere was so welcoming and warm and it made me happy how supportive the crowd was,” Shira Davidson (a performer and freshman at MVHS) said. A...

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