A Comparison of Innovative Hybrid Porous Materials and Oyster Shells for the Adsorption of Dyes and Heavy Metals from Polluted Water

Author: Clare Sparling Peer Reviewer: Eshwar Ranganath Professional Reviewer: Sidra tul Muntaha Abstract This experiment used waste and natural resources to develop an environmentally friendly water filter that adsorbs heavy metals and dyes from polluted water. The hypothesis was that when oyster shells, a silica-alginate hybrid material, and an oyster Read more…

The Effect of the Subcellular Localization of p21 in Cancer Treatment

Author: Janice Rateshwar Peer Reviewer: Sammer Marzouk Professional Reviewer: Sidra Tul Muntaha Introduction  Tumor suppressor proteins regulate normal cell proliferation and survival (Fabbro & Henderson, 2003). Namely, the tumor suppressor protein, p21, is known for its ability to mediate the cell cycle by inhibiting several cyclin and Cyclin-Dependent Kinase (cyclin Read more…

Biomarker Development for Sudden Unexplained Death in Epileptic Patients: Roles of Respiration, Lactate, and Neuroinflammation

NHSJS Reports Thomas Barbera Peer Reviewer: Sanya Jain Professional Reviewer: Dr. Misty D. Smith Abstract Sudden Unexplained Death in Epileptic Patients (SUDEP) is one of the leading causes of epilepsy related deaths.The risk of SUDEP in children with Dravet syndrome is estimated to be 15-fold greater than other childhood-onset epilepsies Read more…

Synthesis of a Biodegradable Bioplastic Alternative to Polypropylene Utilizing a Blend of D-Mannose and Acemannan from Aloe vera

Authors: Brian Lu and Haripriya Dukkipati Peer Reviewer: Ashley Yoon Professional Reviewer: Sidra tul Muntaha Saint Francis High School  Abstract The vast majority of commercial plastic that a general consumer encounters on store shelves, uses on a daily basis, and casually tosses into garbage bins is petroleum-based [1]. However, these Read more…

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