May 2022 Issue
Examining the preference of bonobos to look at familiar and unfamiliar images of varying sexes in order to gain an understanding of bonobo social attention.
The effects of verbal instruction, age, and gender on performance and self-efficacy during cognitive tasks in high school students
This study examines the relationship between verbal instruction and self-efficacy, as well as investigating the role of age and gender as predictors of self-efficacy.
Fossils were counted and measured in three local outcrops, and these results were compared to the rock conditions in which they were found in order to assess biases in the fossil record.
Development of Novel Blocks Using Martian Soil and Mycelium for Extraterrestrial Infrastructure Construction
An investigation of the application of mycelium bricks in an extraterrestrial habitat construction setting and possibilities for substrate variants for mycelium brick growth.
Data-Driven and Interview-Based Assessment of The Effects of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence (DV) Incidents in Nashville, TN
The study analyzed the effects of COVID-19 on the domestic violence (DV) count and the similarities and differences between law enforcement and advocates’ personal perspectives of DV.
An engineering project to figure out how does the angle of the cable affect its maximum load that the bridge can withstand using trigo-nometry, Hooke’s Law and Newton’s Laws of Motion.
An Assessment of Water Quality and Macroinvertebrate Evenness as Indicators of Stream Health in Six Duck River Tributaries
Comparison between six streams to determine the effects of water quality on macroinvertebrates.
Through examining the variable fermentation characteristics, the differences between wild and domestic yeasts were determined and analyzed through a commercial brewing perspective.
This study examines the relationship between screen use, sleep, and physical activity on mental health in high school students.
Integrating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Historical Data to Justify the Placement of Forts Henry and Donelson
Through modern mapping technology and historical maps, the location of the Tennessee forts is justified.
Effect of Antisense Oligonucleotides on the Expression Level of Human Progranulin Associated with Frontotemporal Dementia
Using ASOs to compete for the miR-29b’s binding site leads to higher levels of progranulin, which would treat frontotemporal dementia caused by progranulin-deficiency.
Using puzzles to determine if the familiarity of the teacher impacts how long it takes for preschool students to complete the puzzles.
Students were given a math test with or without background music in order to measure its effects on test score and completion time.
This study examined the relationship between stunting and macronutrient intakes, including animal protein, plant protein, fat, and car-bohydrates in 117 countries.
Crime data was collected, analyzed, mapped, and examined for correlations between grocery store density, median household income, and unemployment rate.
An Arduino monitoring device was tested on several Chlorophytum comosum plants to determine if its monitoring would improve their growth.
An audio signal processing system was developed with Python to simulate patterns revealed through analysis of sound recordings on the time and spectral domains.
Regularized logistic regression with a LASSO penalty can be used to predict ovarian cancer with high accuracy using biological data.
Statistical analysis to investigate if certain blood groups are more susceptible to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.