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Geisel Lecture: Christopher Brett, Intraluminar Fragments

Geisel Lecture: Christopher Brett, Intraluminar Fragments

Geisel Lecture: Christopher Brett, Intraluminar Fragments Samuel Reed ‘19 Intraluminar Fragments (ILFs) are bodies created within lysosomes during their fusion. This event has mainly been documented in yeast but is thought to be conserved among all eukaryotes, as is the case with other lysosomal pathways. ILFs were originally discovered by […]

 
 

Neural Responses Predict Friendships

Neural Responses Predict Friendships

Neural Responses Predict Friendships Megan Zhou ‘21 An example of a social network diagram. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The proverb that “birds of a feather flock together” is based on the concept of homophily—the tendency of individuals to associate and bond with similar others. Throughout history, this trend has created evolutionary […]

 
 

Language is a Part of General-Purpose Learning Systems

Language is a Part of General-Purpose Learning Systems

Language is a Part of General-Purpose Learning Systems Megan Zhou ‘21 A posterior view image of the human cerebellum which functions in procedural memory. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The theory behind how language is learned is currently based on the declarative/procedural (DP) model of language, a theoretical framework based on the […]

 
 

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion Ted Northup ’21 According to a recent report on nuclear fusion, scientists may have discovered an optimal model for regulating plasma turbulence while still achieving desired functional results. A Brazilian researcher, Vinicius Duarte of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, recently developed a conceptual regulation […]

 
 

New threat to the ozone layer

New threat to the ozone layer

New threat to the ozone layer   By: John Beute ‘20, 2/20/18   The extent of the ozone hole over Antarctica (Source: Wikipedia)   In 1987, the UN enacted an emergency measure known as the Montreal Protocol to ban the use of chlorofluorocarbons—more commonly known as CFCs. Scientists had discovered […]

 
 
 
 

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