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Emotionally controlling parents and aggressive college-age children

Emotionally controlling parents and aggressive college-age children






Caitlin Wagner and Jamie Abaied from the University of Vermont conducted a study that validated the link between controlling parenting styles and aggression in emerging adults, particularly college students. Furthermore, this study provided insight into how reactivity of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), the part of the nervous system that […]

 
 

Molecular “noise” aids cell differentiation

Molecular “noise” aids cell differentiation






The ability of a cell to differentiate, or become more specialized in structure and function, entails a complex series of molecular interactions. Transcription factors represent one class of molecules that help control this process by turning specific genes on or off (1). However, if transcription factors mutate and cannot regulate […]

 
 

Structure of key protein involved in malaria revealed

Structure of key protein involved in malaria revealed






Malaria is a fever-based illness that has been a major issue across the globe, particularly in Africa. The history of malaria stretches back to prehistoric origins and is still a widespread and often lethal disease in the 21st century. Recently, however, scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology […]

 
 

David and Goliath: The Future of Targeted Therapy in Cancer Treatment

David and Goliath: The Future of Targeted Therapy in Cancer Treatment






Emily Xu, Grade 11, ISEC 2015 First Place Winner —– Cancer. More than 1 out of every three people will develop it in their lifetime, and it proves to be fatal in 7.6 million of those people per year (1).  Ever since President Nixon officially declared the “war on cancer” […]

 
 

Bioinformatics: Piercing and Pinpointing Moonlighting Proteins and Beyond

Bioinformatics: Piercing and Pinpointing Moonlighting Proteins and Beyond






William (Woosung) Jung, Grade 11, ISEC 2015 Second Place Winner ——– Biologists build upon prior knowledge in order to achieve great scientific discoveries and developments. The laboratory was the crucible of scientific inquiry, an arena where hypotheses and theories were answered and tested. However, since the arrival of the computer, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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