Recovery of Copper in Effluent from Advanced Placement Chemistry Labs

Authors: James Dorn, Sophie Fuller, Allison Glazer, Patrick Hsu, Bethany Lane, Grace Martin, Anders Niemi, Danica Pietrzak, Megan Smith, Tom Talasek* *Faculty advisor, Basis High School, Flagstaff, AZ Peer Reviewer: Hyunjin Lee Professional Reviewer: Brian Hamilton Summary Solutions containing copper are commonly generated in high school chemistry laboratories. Currently, these Read more…

Aquaponics—a study into the effectiveness of the symbiotic relationship between aqua-farming and hydroponics under different climates and market conditions, supplemented by solar energy

Author: Darynne Lee Peer Reviewer: Lauren Cho Professional Reviewer: James Truncer “Sustainability is the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs” ("1987: Brundtland," n.d.). Over the years, conventional agri-farming and aqua-farming have led to many unsustainable Read more…

S100B’s Trophic and Toxic Effects on Neural Cells in Relation to Alzheimer’s Disease

Author: Aditi Doiphode Peer Reviewer: Fiona Pollack Professional Reviewer: Sidra Tul Muntaha Abstract Serum 100B (S100B) is a calcium-binding protein that regulates the cell cycle, cell progression and cell differentiation. Recent advances in research have shown that S100B is closely related with neural health in both trophic and toxic ways. Read more…

Inhibiting Gemcitabine-induced Oxidative Stress and Cytotoxicity via N-Acetylcysteine Antioxidant

Author: Ashley Thomas Uppani Peer Reviewer: Paula Zhu Professional Reviewer: Robert Helm ABSTRACT Gemcitabine is a nucleoside analogue utilized in chemotherapy against various cancers. Despite its extensive anticancer activity against solid tumors and resulting cancer cell apoptosis, the inadvertent destruction by gemcitabine of healthy cells neighboring tumors decelerates the healing Read more…

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