May 2020 Issue
Sleep Deprivation and a High Fat Diet During Adolescence Does Not Affect Hippocampal Structure in Adulthood
The negative effects of a high fat diet and sleep deprivation in adolescence on hippocampal volume and neurogenesis do not continue in adulthood.
Investigating stress response to a social evaluative threat in female and male children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
An analysis of the cortisol stress responses to the Trier Social Stress Test and responses to social ability questionnaires in females and males with autism spectrum disorder.
Development of an Educational Platform for Teaching Young Students Complex Networking Topics using the Parallax BadgeWX
A platform was created that allows students to more thoroughly engage in group learning using models that teach complex networking concepts.
The Optimization of a Commercial-Sized Hybrid Barrel-Panel Solar Oven for Implementation in Tropical Climates
The usability and temperature capabilities of a commercial-sized, easily replicable solar oven were improved upon through structural changes, temperature testing, and material comparisons, and cook trials were performed to understand functionality.
Investigating Desalination Possibilities in Membrane Disillation
Neural stem cells experience a decrease in quiescence in the absence of Jedi-1 positive endothelial cells.
Feasibility assessment of heat transfer as an independent variable to compare cold exposure studies of brown adipose tissue
A flow-temperature sensing device was incorporated into a water-blanket system to calculate heat transfer for use as an independent varia-ble in cooling studies
This study aimed to find a better treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome using myeloid progenitor cells grown in 3D culture.
This paper describes the isolation of endophytes with bacterial resistance so that a novel antibiotic may be synthesized.
Determining the metabolism of brain microvascular endothelial cells through conditional media testing.
Dextrose increased the neurotoxicity of the neurotoxin, 6-OHDA, in C. elegans in testing the development of “Parkinson’s-like” disease.
Validating a Dual-Threshold Peak Detection for Calcium Signals Around Laser-Induced Epithelial Wounds
A comparison between an automated method of collection calcium peaks to a manual version to determine the accuracy of the automated system and gain insight into the role of calcium during the wound healing process.
The average grain size of Brahmaputra sediment samples from the Pleistocene and Holocene were compared to understand delta formation.
Developing remote procedure calls for NetsBlox to facilitate climate change lessons in K-12 STEM education
Climate change services were implemented into NetsBlox, as linking computer science to outside fields of science is an effective method of teaching programming.
This project consists of the creation of a robotics platform built on Python and a curriculum for middle and high school students in order to increase the amount of students interested in computer science.
Analyzing the Spatial Organization of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Tumor Cells Using Immunostaining and Computational Approaches
Immunostaining and Computational approaches through the HistoCAT software determined a non-random organization of cells in Subependymal Giant-Cell Astrocytomas (SEGAs), a type of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex tumor.
Macrophage exposure to IFN- γ was tested to understand any viability decrease before application in upcoming experimentation.