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Recent Posts

Sydney - How to Start a Research Project

Hi Everyone:      In this video, I will share with you my experience on "How to start a research project". Please let me know if you have any comments or suggestions. Thank you!

Samarth - The Paradox of Choices

What? How? When? Why? – Too many questions that arise when we see problems around us.. isn’t it? Choosing ONE problem to solve can be tricky - Phew!

Snigtha - Are microplastics actually a problem?

Hey everyone! Here's my third video blog post! In this picture, the water in the bottle may look clean, but it's actually contaminated with many pieces of microplastics.

Abhinav - Sieving for the problem nugget!

In today's blog post, I'm going to talk about how I finalized the problem I wanted to solve.    Picking one problem was definitely harder than I thought, as there are many global prob

Viraj - Problem-solving with my mentor

Problem-solving with my mentor   One of the problems I faced in my project was that I was having trouble proving that the light frequency in the test results was at a particular frequency and this w

Aadrit - Searching for the Best Solution

Hello Young Scientists, and welcome to my blogging adventure.  Today, I will talk with you guys on how I narrowed down my problem and my solution.

Sarah- Pathway to the Solution

Welcome back to my blog!  In this vlog, I will be sharing my experiences during the summer mentorship and on choosing one problem and solution to focus on.  Working with my 3M mentor, Dr