Posted on August 27, 2014 by David Cohen
I am working on a solution which helps deal with mosquitoes that may carry malaria or other diseases. Some of the key pieces of information that I needed to complete my design are not available in the current literature, so I had to conduct these experiments on my own. Dealing with live insects is especially difficult because they may move around and be difficult to collect. Most problems cannot be solved without research, especially when the problem doesn't occur near you and you have never experienced it before. Read more
Posted on August 25, 2014 by Mythri Ambatipudi
Internet, the backbone of modern technology. Internet is what makes most things possible. This week, as I have been continuing my research, I have come to realize the immense value of the irreplaceable internet. As I have been researching the formulae behind complex scientific equations, I have found myself relying more and more on this marvelous invention. Read more
Posted on August 21, 2014 by Christopher Isozaki
Summer is starting to come to an end, but I could not have asked for a better summer. I am really enjoying my summer mentorship and am grateful to have a mentor as helpful and supportive as Dr. Moran, my mentor. Read more
Posted on August 19, 2014 by Andrew Masek
I have been focusing on many different parts of my project this week, such as experimenting, brainstorming, and the scientist’s notebook. Read more
Posted on August 18, 2014 by Nikita Rafikov
Last week I started school, but I still got some research done and even begun experimenting with my idea! Read more
Posted on August 16, 2014 by Jai Kumar
Here is a short video I created about 5 facts about air pollution.
Until next time,
This is Jai-Signing Off Read more
Posted on August 14, 2014 by Ana Humphrey
I'm very excited as this is my first ever vlog! Enjoy!
Posted on August 13, 2014 by Sahil Doshi
Over this past week, I chose one of my three problems to solve and have begun research for plausible solutions. Though I was sad about narrowing my options down to one, I am excited to embark on a quest for a solution to one of the world's biggest issues.
Having a 3M mentor to help is an incredible experience. My mentor, Dr. Jonza, has helped me become a much more global thinker due to his extensive experience as a a scientist in the real world. Also, with a mentor, I can share my ideas and receive instantaneous feedback about them. Read more
Posted on August 8, 2014 by Nikita Rafikov
This week seems to be going by really fast, since all I have been doing was play tennis and work on the project, but I’m still excited for the next thing to come. Read more
Posted on August 7, 2014 by Katherine Wu
After considering my ideas, I’ve decided on one problem to focus on which was to continue my own original entry topic -- Proactively Prevent Drowsy Driving. When choosing my problems, I considered many factors including different solutions I came up, the importance of the problem, existing solutions.
My mentor Dr. Jesse Miller has been a great help to me! He is really supportive and guides me in the right direction. It’s really nice to have a real engineer to talk to about my project who gives me good advice. Read more