Archive for January 31st, 2013


New Ocean Inspired Technology

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One of the coolest technological advances that I have heard about had to do with jellyfish inspired tentacles that capture cancer cells. These tiny strands of DNA that are like jellyfish tentacles can grab and hold on to tumor cells that are in the blood stream. The device can be used to both count the […]

Undergrad Research

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Fall 2009- Right off the bat I applied for a paid research assistant job in the Neiman Lab at the University of Iowa. Little did I know, it was the opportunity of a lifetime and I quickly gained more interest in research in the biological field. We studied Potamopyrgus antipodarum, or the New Zealand Mud […]