“karishma goswami” (19 Results)

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Our Team 2020-2021 Student Editorial Team EDITORS Shivani Patel Chief Editor Shivani Patel published her first story for cSw in 2019 and shares that “the ideal mix of writing’s creativity and science’s objectivity make writing for cSw an amazing experience.” Shivani is in her senior year at Biotechnology…

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Nanoparticles: Navigating a Microscopic Universe

Small things can have large impacts. One prime example is the nanoparticle, an ultra fine particle of matter about 500 times thinner than a strand of human hair.

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Can Our Pets Be the Answer to Our Problems?

Cancer is one of the biggest problems in our world today. Around 38% of adults will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, but humans are not the only ones affected by this disease.

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Investigating the Health Risks of Vaping

With flavors ranging from cotton candy to gummy bears and shapes resembling flash drives and car keys along with the ability to perform tricks, it’s easy to understand the temptation of vaping.

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Don’t Look Now, But There Are Critters on Your Face!

Though the thought may sound gross to some, chances are, legions of mites - tiny eight-legged creatures - reside on your face.

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The 2020 Curious Science Writers Boot Camp Was Like No Other

It was the middle of July 2020. The world was gripped in the throes of COVID-19. It was a summer unlike any other. With schools across the country closed for the pandemic, countless summer learning opportunities also came to a standstill.. With a dearth of engagement and enrichment…

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Innovation in Modern Drug Development Using Microchips

Imagine a clear chip, like a computer chip, the size of an USB stick. Now imagine these small chips can represent and simulate the basic function, organization and activities of a full-sized human organs. It sounds crazy. But microchips such as these, could have the power to modernize…

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How Monkeys Provide Insights into the Development of Prosthetic Limbs

Imagine a gorgeous day with the sun beaming down on your face. It’s a pleasant afternoon for a saunter, passing through crosswalks and roads that span the city. Unfortunately, your tranquility is suddenly shattered.

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Combatting COVID-19 with Help from Genetically Engineered Mice

While three COVID-19 vaccines are currently being administered, with the latest receiving FDA approval in late February, efforts to develop additional candidates remain in the pipeline. In the past, it has usually taken 10 to 15 years for vaccine development. This lengthy process helps ensure safety and effectiveness.

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Lessons from Salamanders: Could Humans Ever Regenerate Limbs?

Imagine having to undergo an arm amputation due to a severe trauma or infection. Sure, you could wear a prosthetic to perform some daily functions, but you could never get the arm back. Or could you?

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