Science News Roundup: June 2016

Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of June 2016: 

June 14
Mary O’Toole discusses Pulse Club Shooter
O’Toole believes the shooter may have had sexual identity issues.

Biology professor Geoffrey Birchard comments on Aussie Big Bird
Birchard says the bird would have been a frightening sight because of its massive size via USA Today.

News Highlights from the last month or more

May 31
Bisexual College Students more Vulnerable to Assault
Forensic Sciences director Mary O’Toole says there is no immunity for sexual crimes.

May 30
Mason’s Chip Petricoin says Cancer Initiative should Focus on Proteomics
Researchers have used proteomics to create personalized therapies for breast cancer patients.

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