Socially Meaningful Sounds Can Change Ear, Improve Hearing, Georgia State Research Study Finds

Hearing socially meaningful sounds can change the ear and enable it to better detect those sounds, according to researchers at Georgia State University who studied the phenomenon in green treefrogs. 

The findings are published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

“The ear is modifiable,” said Walter Wilczynski, a professor in the Neuroscience… more »

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Eudoxie Bataba

Posted On April 26, 2016
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Summer 2016 Research Experience for Undergraduates Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins, Purdue University

Eudoxie is a sophomore majoring in biology with a pre-medical concentration.  After graduation in 2018, Eudoxie will pursue osteopathic medical training to practice as an obstetrician/gynecologist physician.  She currently volunteers at Good Shepard’s Clinic, a free clinic for the community in… more »

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Carly Wieting

Posted On April 21, 2016
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Summer 2016 Research Materials Chemistry REU Program, University of South Dakota

Carly is an honors senior and will graduate this December with a bachelor’s in chemistry. She will be applying for PhD programs in chemistry and wants to work as a chemist.  Carly has had leadership experience as the Membership Director for Chemistry Club and… more »

Ibukun Ige

Posted On April 20, 2016
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Summer 2016 Research SEEP Program at Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University

Ibukun is an honors sophomore biology major with a pre-medical concentration.  After graduation in 2018, Ibukun will pursue medical school training to become a coroner.  Currently, in between classes and work, she volunteers at the Center for Black Women’s Wellness, spends time with… more »

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Kenya Thrasher

Posted On April 20, 2016
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Summer 2016 Research Intern Introduction to Cancer Research Careers Program (ICRC) at NIH Jay A. Berzofsky Lab

As an honors freshman Biology major, Kenya served as Secretary of the Undergraduate STEM Research Society (USRS) and participated in the 2014 Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMPED). She plans to graduate Spring 2017 and attend medical… more »

Lillia Tran

Posted On April 20, 2016
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Fall 2016 Master of Business and Science Program, Rutgers University

Congratulations to Lillia for her acceptance into the master’s program at Rutgers University.  Lillia’s studies will concentrate in personal care science.  “I have always been interested in formula development and the mechanics behind everyday personal care products such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, cosmetics, skincare, etc.… more »

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Francisco Martinez

Posted On April 20, 2016
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Summer 2016 Research The University of Alabama in Huntsville and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Heliophysics Summer Research Opportunity for Undergraduates

Francisco Martinez is an honors freshman majoring in physics and astronomy.  His current interests are many: to learn about the universe and how we play a part in the ever changing world… more »

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Amari Parham

Posted On April 20, 2016
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Amari is an honors freshman majoring in neuroscience. Her career goal is to obtain an MD-PhD specializing in psychiatry. As part of her career aspirations, Amari is learning Spanish and American Sign Language to serve a wide range of patients and to make medicine more accessible for underrepresented communities. In her free time, Amari enjoys… more »

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Charbel Aoun

Posted On April 20, 2016
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Summer 2016 Research Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Charbel serves as the Co-Founder and President of the First Generation Foundation, a non-profit organization providing resources for first-generation high school and college students to be successful in the academic and professional world. He is the first in his family to… more »