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Vaccine for malaria now in development

The WHO recommended the use of the RTS, S/AS01 malaria vaccine for children in sub-Saharan Africa and other areas with high malaria transmission in a press release on Oct. 6. This vaccine is a ground-breaking new preventative measure for malaria that is showing promising results in clinical trials. According to the World Health Organization, the […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | The women's Fortuna Bowl team Bull Rushers celebrate its win against Bombshell in the 2019 championships.

Fortuna celebrates history of tradition

Thirty years ago today, in Volume 36, Issue 5 of The Banner, sports editor Chuck Walker wrote an event preview headlined, “Fortuna Bowl I brings football action to Cal Baptist next Monday.” Now 30 years later, students at California Baptist University will gather to celebrate Fortuna Bowl XXX as a part of the annual Family […]

Photo illustration by Elijah Hickman | Banner | Many cellphone cameras are now equipped with virtual reality capabilities.

Smartphone camera technology is continuing to advance

As phone technology advances, so do their photographic capabilities. Some people may have noticed that the cameras on many newer smartphones may have dual, triple or quad rear cameras, meaning they have more than just one camera lens, some as many as four. Having multiple lenses on cameras allow for a better change of distance, […]

Claire Grimes | Banner | Daily traffic on the CA-91 freeway can contribute to poor air quality.

UC Riverside fights pollution with new air quality study

Riverside is paving the way toward improving the environment. University of California Riverside’s latest project is a study of the environmental impacts of goods movement (shipping) in Inland Southern California  The California Attorney General’s Office Automobile Emissions Research and Technology Fund has granted UCR $2 million to conduct this research. This study consists of tracking […]

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Facebook and Ray-Ban release smart glasses, Ray Ban Stories

The wave of smart technology is here. What began as smartphones has spread to smartwatches, smart speakers, smart home devices and now, as of Sept. 8, we have smartglasses. Facebook has partnered with Ray-Ban to release smart glasses in a new line called Ray-Ban Stories. These glasses, which come as sunglasses or reading glasses, have […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Peacock offers many free shows and movies like "Parks and Recreation" and "Kung Fu Panda."

Streaming services offer free options

Streaming television shows and movies are becoming increasingly common activities. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime video and ,strong newcomer, Disney+ have dominated the field, although some networks have started making their own streaming services to make revenue for themselves, such as HBO Max and the rebranded Paramount+ that was previously CBS All Access. These companies charge […]