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Letter on “Twenty-first Century Genetics: Power and Responsibility” by Jasmine Chiu

The article “Twenty-first Century Genetics: Power and Responsibility”, written by Jingwen Zhang in 2013, discussed the uses and complications of recent genetic discoveries. She argued that scientists have to educate the general public about the drawbacks of genetic and genome research, in order to make these researches reach their full Read more…

Examining the Effects of Progesterone of Neonatal Traumatic Brain Injury

Alexis Schneider Upper Dublin High School   Abstract   Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major issue in young children with current treatment limited to rest. TBI’s negative health effects may be mitigated by decreasing associated inflammation.  Progesterone is a hormone with potential to decrease inflammation.   Microglia are brain Read more…

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Everyday discoveries are reported through journals. Journals are a great way to stay up to date on any topic - health, business, entertainment, science... Join our Journal Club to read, learn and, discuss current topics in STEM. Journal Club: How it works Each group chooses an article to read for Read more…

From PDB: A Video Challenge for High School Students

Protein Data Bank's molecule of the month: HIV glycoprotein. Recently, the RCSB Protein Data Bank (PDB) posted a video challenge for high school students on HIV/AIDS. Click for more information (you are leaving the National High School Journal of Science). image credit: http://scienceillustrated.com.au/blog/medicine/understanding-how-hiv-evolves-could-lead-to-a-vaccine/, shutterstock

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