The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Faraz-My Golden Ticket

  Picking one solution out of many was just like finding which Monka bar holds the golden ticket.

Samyak - Picking a Final Problem!

Welcome back fellow scientists,  I hope you are all doing fantastic and having a great summer.

Camellia- Yay, I have my picked my project!

Thought starters: Post about the process of picking just one problem/solution to focus on. What was the biggest factor in your decision?

Nishant- My Research Journey

      Through working on iCART and competing in the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, I have learned many things. Perhaps most importantly, I have learned to convert ideas to testable hypotheses.

Yosef- Not All Solutions Are Equal

This past week, my 3M mentor sent me some links to explore potential solutions along the lines of my initial idea, which was to use ocean space to add carbon sinks to the Earth.

Reshma - And Then There Was One

Hello! This is my third blog post and I want to talk about the process I went through for selecting a topic to work on.

Kara-The Final Decision

        Limiting all the problems down to three wasn't too hard, but picking just one problem to focus on was pretty difficult. I had to figure out which problem has the greatest impact on the world a

Caroline - My Train of Thought

Dear fellow scientists, Currently, transportation is responsible for about a third of our countries climate-changing emissions.  Reducing transportation emissions is one of the most important s

Jaya-Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Hi, this is Jaya, and here is my third blog post.    This past week, I progressed in not only my research but also in my soft skills.