Coping with Stress

By Rachel Joseph This project is about discovering which healthy coping method is the most efficient in handling stress. Stress is a very common issue, especially in teens, who deal with many stressors on a daily basis from school, to social life, and more. Chronic stress can lead to many emotional disorders and issues such as anxiety, depression, and panic …

Exploring the Effects of E-Cigarettes using Drosophila Melanogaster

By Aditi Dosi My project explores the long-term effects of aerosolized propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin, two of the main non-nicotine ingredients in e-cigarettes, by looking at mutations in Drosophila Melanogaster, also known as fruit flies. I found a statistically significant decrease in size, number of offspring, and mutations in wing structure, as well as changes in behavior. The finding …