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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 […]

 
 

Faculty Candidate Presents Molecular Basis for Autism

Faculty Candidate Presents Molecular Basis for Autism

On Monday, January 11th, 2016, faculty candidate Jason Yi, Ph.D., presented his findings, published in Cell, on a molecular basis for autism (1, 2). Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder associated with an impaired ability to process social stimuli. ASD has attracted more attention in recent years, as […]

 
 

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, […]

 
 

The Role of Copper in the Future of Public Hygiene

The Role of Copper in the Future of Public Hygiene

Kismat Touhid, Grade 10, ISEC 2015 Runner-Up ——— As the world continues to modernize and reach new plateaus of technological and engineering successes, our urban areas are developing. More and more people are being packed into the densely populated cities that are popping up over both already developed and still-developing […]

 
 
 
 

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