Technology

Mihir Pandya | August 26, 2016

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Most often used in electrochemical research, the potentiostat is a circuit that controls the voltage between a working electrode and a reference electrode contained in an electrochemical cell. The working electrode acts as a surface for the electrochemical reaction to occur, while the reference electrode is used to measure the potential of the [...]

Technology

Stamatis Kavidopoulos | August 1, 2016

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Nowadays, technology has dominated, to a great degree, our lives. One of its “miracles” is the Arduino. Most people probably don’t know what Arduino technology is or, even if they do, they have not fully understood its full potential. However, its range of operations makes it a useful tool for the future. As Edward Teller [...]

Medicine and Health

Courtney Jirsa | April 16, 2016

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The concept of a clinical trial is not new to the world of medicine. Patients who meet the specific qualifications for the trial either receive treatment as part of an experimental group or a placebo as part of a control group. For researchers, trials have two outcomes from this point on: the treatment works and [...]

Medicine and Health

Julia Bindman | August 23, 2016

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It has long been recognized that a small percentage of patients with complex needs tend to use a disproportionately high percentage of health care resources. These individuals are referred to by a variety of terms including “super-utilizers”, “high-risk patients” and “beneficiaries with complex needs.” These patients tend to over use acute care [...]

Medicine and Health

Sandra Xu | July 27, 2016

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As the blaring alarm jars me out of my sleep, I could swear I’d closed my eyes only seconds ago. At 6:30 AM, I’m literally awake before the sun has even risen. Stumbling out of bed, I struggle to perform basic activities in my daily routine as I squint against artificial light. If only I had an hour [...]

Medicine and Health

Kathryn Cavanna | April 16, 2016

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When we were seven years old, my best friend Drew started retouching things. The habit began thirteen years ago on an otherwise normal morning. Drew’s mom pulled her tan suburban in front of the school, where other kids jumped out of their parents’ cars eager for another day of first grade. Drew, contrastingly, remained buckled [...]

Medicine and Health

Sedona Rosenberg | August 6, 2016

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Prescription medications, now more than ever, have become constants in many Americans’ healthcare regimens. In 2010, the US Department of Health and Human Services estimated that over 50% of Americans have taken at least one prescription medication within the past 30 days [1]. By 2015, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse stated that [...]

Behavior

Amishi Desai | June 12, 2016

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Healing can take place through many different methods – therapy, medication, lifestyle alterations, familial support, as well as through a special type of meditation, using art. Imagery often evokes emotions by bringing back previous pleasant or harmful memories which allow one to experience their emotions. Debra Detton’s experience offers a [...]

Life Sciences

Amy Jin | April 9, 2016

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Optogenetics meets “Three Blind Mice” and the mice become blind no more. Researchers from various institutions, including the University of Southern California (USC) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have worked together and succeeded in restoring vision to blind mice [1]. In April of 2011, a paper channeling their breakthrough [...]

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Short Term Rentals in Tel Aviv

Honors students in Universities can often find opportunities to travel abroad. If you are studying in Israel, you might find that student housing doesn’t work well for you. Look into some of the Tel Aviv vacation rentals in the University area.