Posts Categorized: Student Research

Antibiotic-Resistant Aeromonas in the North Channel Chicago River

Antibiotic-Resistant Aeromonas in the North Channel Chicago River

With the sweltering, hot summer in the middle of July, there are children and adults who are running into the waters looking for a refreshing way to cool down especially in the city of Chicago. However, before we dive right in, there is a peculiar thing in those waters. No, it is not a rubber ducky… Read more

Understanding Radiation

Understanding Radiation

“The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained.” -David Bohm, a theoretical physicist of the 20th century On February 23, 1941, American chemist Glenn T. Seaborg and his colleagues identified plutonium as a new element at the University of California, Berkeley. However, in 1986, near the end of the Anti-Nuclear Movement, the… Read more

Oysters: Revitalizing the Obsolete

Oysters: Revitalizing the Obsolete

Meet Emma Johnson. She is a sophomore at the University of Florida, majoring in Environmental Engineering. Emma is involved in some student opportunities on campus, such as field research on Sapelo Island in Georgia with graduate students, and an in-depth study of Spanish Moss. Her most recent project is saving the Oyster population. When I… Read more