Author Saurabh Singh studies the potential use of recycled glass to improve the properties of concrete. He tests the durability of recycled glass as a fly ash substitute to help reduce current levels of pollution.
Author Daniel Goldberg studies a type of waterbird called a sora. He uses autonomous recording units to record their calls to better understand how they respond to the presence of a predator.
Author Jennifer Patritti-Cram studies the way that nerve cells communicate. She looks at specific molecules called purines to determine their role in healthy nerve cells, in tumor tissue, and in pain responses.
Author Mark Rossi studies neurons in the brain and how they change in response to overeating.
Author Cierra Sorin studies sexual consent. In this article, she focuses on graduate students to help prevent sexual violence and harassment on university campuses.
Author Austin Calhoun studies bumble bee health. He asks how bumble bees respond when they are exposed to a common fungicide and a pathogen at the same time.
Author Pooja KR studies the immune system using the fruit fly. She finds genes that help immune cells turn on when flies are infected with parasites.
Author Dr. Lisa Barrow studies birds and the parasites that infect their blood. She looks to see if birds are exposed to similar parasites when they fly to different mountain ranges.
Author Joey Neale studies how mortality might impact the size of a mosquito population. He removes individuals from the population and measures population growth.
Author Michael Burt studies how chemistry teachers build their teaching curricula. He looks at how Illinois teachers use Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in the classroom.