Passion Projects of Students
Polygence's student-led, mentor-guided projects span topics across STEM, humanities, and the arts, and final projects include scientific research papers, comparative studies, original music, and much more!
- Comp Sci
- Creative Writing
- Environmental Science
- Game Design
- Literature and Languages
- Organizational Leadership
- Public Health
- Social Science
- Sports Analytics
Developing and Simulating a Novel Radon Gas Leak Pinpointing Ackermann Drive Robot Using OpenMC, Geiger Counters, and ROS
Teja's Project with Soha
Effects of Black Holes on the Space-Time Continuum
Aliza's Project with Sophia
What are the roles of genetics, environmental factors, and psychology in athletic performance-related traits?
Rishika's Project with Lananh
Current Next-Generation Vaccines for COVID-19: The Success and Challenges of mRNA Technology
Harballab's Project with Haley
Poisonous Trace - An Animation about Toxins
Su's Project with Edith
Comparison of symbrachydactyly and the phocomelia of cleft lip and palate
Sint's Project with Jessica
Children's physics comic
Yingjing's Project with Jaclyn
Mindful scroll: A podcast exploring social media and its effects on teen mental health
Nithila's Project with Abigail
How can we decarbonize a school’s energy consumption cost-effectively, considering both heating and electricity use?
Xinrong's Project with Shomik
CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing: An Approach to Prevent Hereditary Cancers
Cayla's Project with Sophie
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Novel CAR design dually targets HER2+ breast cancer and MDSCs to improve efficacy in solid tumors
Angel's Project with Ashley
Using a Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacogenetic Approach to Examine Nicotine Addiction
Emma's Project with Grace
SCOBY Skin: a probiotic-induced bioengineered microbial-based textile adhesive for wound healing
Vibha's Project with Cheldina
How important are the social benefits of laughter for patients in palliative care?
Sanaa's Project with Taylor
A Machine Learning Approach for Identifying Favorable Sites for Renewable Energy Installations
Phoenix's Project with Xiao
Neutron-Rich Isotopes & the Boundaries of Nuclear Physics
Rory's Project with Debora
N-Carbon Quantum Dots for Chromosome Imaging
Betül's Project with Crystal
A Comparative Analysis of Generative Models for Terrain Generation in Open-World Video Games
Ishaan's Project with Kevin
How to group charity ledgers based on suspicion by training data from public 990 forms.
Ravi's Project with Brian
ASSESSING NEUTRON DAMAGE IN FUSION REACTORS: A STUDY OF DISPLACEMENTS PER ATOM
Mir's Project with Soha
What are the environmental factors that can contribute to Alzheimer's and how can treatments be designed to address them?
Megha's Project with Katie
The Primary Market of Concert Ticketing: Evaluating Live Nation Entertainment's Involvement with Recent Inefficiencies
Parker's Project with Ethan
Effects of Social Support on Adolescent Identity Development
Christine's Project with Clare
PROBLEMS WITH THE BEHAVIORIST-CENTRIC APPROACH IN THE CURRENT VIETNAMESE EDUCATION SYSTEM AND RELATED ALTERNATIVES
Quyen's Project with Shannon
The Semi-Autonomous Systems’ Dangers to Humans
Shalini's Project with Josephine
Resiniferatoxin: Mechanism in Treating Osteoarthritis Pain and Slowing Osteoarthritis Progression, Safety, and Efficacy
David's Project with Andrew
Behavioral Economics Theories in the Colombian Navi Market
Carmen's Project with Matei
Hereditary Disease Decision Making: A Game Theoretic Model
Anirudh's Project with Majid
Threats Detection in Aerial Objects: A Machine Learning Approach
Varnika's Project with Maria
Considering how Microbial Colonization is Determined
Reilly's Project with Eliotte
The cultural and psychological impacts of food insecurity
Nirmayi's Project with Elijah
How does the use of various CGRP inhibitors in the treatment of migraines compare to the use of other more common treatments such as antiepileptic drugs or beta blockers?
ANISH's Project with Eric
The Role of Epithelial Cell Extrusion in Carcinoma: Mechanotransduction and Drug Treatment
Isabelle's Project with Janice
Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality: Social and Clinical Considerations
Viranshi's Project with Oluwaseyi
What are the most critical information and resources immigrants need to navigate naturalization successfully, and how can an online website guide effectively provide support to address their challenges?
Zara's Project with Joseph
How can programmatic automation, generative CAD, and high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics simulations synergistically assist aerospace engineers in crafting optimal airplane wings that cater to specific flight conditions and constraints?
Aaditya's Project with Tanay
Technology and Analytics’ Effect on the Changes in Hockey Gameplay
Jay's Project with CB
Current and Forthcoming Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease
Reya's Project with Sage
What are the environmental impacts of rocket propulsions and how they can be mitigated for sustainable space explorations?
Sanidhya's Project with Kyle
Current treatments and future directions in leukemia
Nashita's Project with Sage
Analysis and Implementation of Machine Learning Approaches to DDoS Attack Detection
Divij's Project with Maria
Improving Mental Health Services for Filipino-American Adolescents in the Bay Area: Addressing Disparities
Chloe's Project with Tina
Similarities/Differences Between Bacterial/Animal/Plant Viruses And The Effects On Humans
Eesha's Project with Vivian
What is the link between mental health issues and school shootings, and does mental health play a role in the sentencing these shooters get in court?
Anwita's Project with Desiree
Analyzing the Connections of Microglial Phenotypes in the Progression of Neurodegeneration and Tumors And The Future For Therapeutic Treatments
Sanjana's Project with Olivia
What variables predict ticket prices of NBA franchises?
Andrew's Project with John
Neural Network-based Approach Towards Port Scan Attack Detection in Linux-based IoT Systems
William's Project with Noah
What is the current state of epi-drugs targeting DNA methylation used against leukemias, and what is their validity in terms of efficacy and safety?
Dheemant (Abhi)'s Project with Sabin
Deep learning model to predict the price of a car based on an input picture.
Joel's Project with Alex
How Histamine Can Treat Circadian Dysfunction
Inika's Project with Thomas
Improving PER (Player Efficiency Rating) in Basketball through Machine Learning
Raghav's Project with Christine
Determining if there is a Genetic Link Between Anxiety and ADHD
Anh's Project with Michael
Exploring Disparities and the Development of Mental Health in Asian Communities
Anh's Project with Oyesola Oluwafunmilayo
Comparing the IPL’s Media Rights and Salary Cap to Other Professional Leagues Worldwide: An In-Depth Analysis
Gokul's Project with Joseph
Gene Therapy With CRISPR-Cas9 To Treat Multiple Sclerosis
Emel's Project with Joshua
Multi-Speed Gearboxes for Battery Electric Vehicles
Shrihan's Project with Bibit
The Relationship Between Parkinson's Disease and Ethnicity
Sharika's Project with Dewey
Reducing Economic Inequalities and Disparities: An Assessment of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Impact on Healthcare Access
Anya's Project with Tex
The Learning Experience of Somali Refugee Children in America: Best Practice Suggestions for Schools
Joanne's Project with Kaley
What are the most common types of hair loss and their treatment options?
Diya's Project with Courtney
Down Syndrome Sensory Processing
Zoya's Project with Evelyn
Brain regions activated in different types of Context Dependent Memory: a Review
Abigail's Project with Clara
How do synergistic and antagonistic interspecific microbial interactions impact species?
Evan's Project with Rob
Effective leadership and communication in the workplace with Gen Z & Gen Alpha
Whitney's Project with Courtney
How can medicinal herbs be utilized to create equitable and effective alternatives to current pharmaceutical drugs that are used to treat anxiety and depression?
Nandini's Project with Sarah
Comprehensive Analysis of Dyspraxia
Shannon's Project with Riya
Computer Simulation Techniques: Molecular Dynamics and Particle Simulations
Rishaad's Project with Theodore
How can the implementation of supervised machine learning enhance the efficiency of discovering apparel that suits individual style preferences?
Shailja's Project with Carter
The Psychology and Neuroeconomics of Pro-environmental Behavior
Risa's Project with Roshni
Addressing the biomaterial failure modes for brain computer interfaces
Musa's Project with Ti'Air
Exploring the role of CRISPR in cell-based cancer immunotherapy
Meha's Project with Divya
Inuit Health and Wellbeing In Response to Climate Change
Anh's Project with Oyesola Oluwafunmilayo
What are the neurocognitive and social benefits of an inclusive book club on children and adolescents with developmental disorders?
Diana's Project with Kathryn
Examining the Financial Impacts of Renewable Energy Adoption on American Tech Corporations
Defne's Project with Frank
Early Childhood: Key Factors in Brain Development & Adjustment
Olivia's Project with Hannah
Reality Shifting in Relation to Induced Psychosis
Precious' Project with Aliza
A Trade Study of Lunar Power Plant Technology
Yashas' Project with Cody
How does excessive internet use impact anxiety levels in teens and young adults?
Tanushri's Project with Alexandra
Biomimetics- Key to better Space Suit Design
ADITHYA's Project with Humberto
How India represents itself within Indian media?
Kiranjot's Project with Shariq
Identity Politics and Campaign Strategy Re-Formation
Asher's Project with Nora
A Novel Supervised Deep Learning Solution to detect Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on Edge Systems using Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)
Vedanth's Project with Maria
How does exposure to environmental toxins during key developmental stages affect one's risk of getting breast cancer later in life?
Eda's Project with Briana
How can AI be utilized to standardize ballet teaching?
Priyanka's Project with Kimi
Predicting Melanoma Patient's Responses to Nivolumab Immunotherapy Using Machine Learning Models
Dnyanada's Project with Hugh
Overcoming Academic Procrastination: A Behavioral-Cognitive Approach
Joshua's Project with Riya
Using Machine Learning to Improve Baseball Swings
Sean's Project with Kareem
What are the roles of transcription factors in the inhibiting post-mitotic cell cycle?
Auburne's Project with Danielle
Deconvoluting the Gut-Mind Interactome: How Structural and Functional Disruptions to the Gastrointestinal Tract Seed Neurocognitive Dysregulation
Zachary's Project with Michael
Literature's "Dream Model"
Nivedita Rao's Project with Mytien
A theoretical gene therapy for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer using CRISPR-Cas9 nickase
Shravan's Project with Josh
Using Machine Learning to Predict Classical Composers from Audio
Nishanth's Project with Nikhil
Keeping up with the Immortal Jellyfish: Biological Immortality in the Animal Kingdom & Applications for Prolonging Human Lifespan
Lily's Project with Saam
Exploring the Role of Periodontal Disease in the Pathogenesis of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
Satvik's Project with Gibran
In what ways can theatre organisations and businesses effectively collaborate to achieve optimal synergy and create unique, mutually beneficial partnerships?
Sanjana's Project with Geraldine
Educational Equity and Potential Interventions for Primary Schools
Evelyn's Project with Sam
What are the genetic and environmental contributors to depression, and how can these influence treatment options?
Saara's Project with Jacob
How will a lower population of California sea otters disrupt the ecological balance in Monterey Bay?
Clara's Project with Madelin
How did Albert Camus respond to the German occupation of France and French colonialism in his novel The Plague?
Talia's Project with Lauren
The neglected mental health crisis: how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted minority groups and youth in the United States
Valeria's Project with Alexandria
Examining Links Between the COVID-19 Pandemic and Opioid Misuse
Kevan's Project with Elijah
Do video games improve the symptoms of Tourette’s Syndrome?
Michael's Project with Natalya
Human Emotion Recognition to Recommend Songs
Advik's Project with Mohith
African Herbal Remedies: The Healing Abilities of Nature's Gift
Nicolette's Project with Rachel
How can we ensure that AI systems are aligned with human values and ethical principles?
Arushi's Project with Kimi
The Origins of Discrimination Pertaining to All Kinds
Chelsea's Project with Kevin
Why did Serbian radios in Croatia influence the subsequent rise in nationalism?
Sanaya's Project with Sam
Literature Review: The Effect of Childhood Trauma on Cortisol Levels
Tahmid's Project with Emma
Cybersecurity Policies and International Relations: The Case of the US and Iran
Ryan's Project with Colleen
COVID-19 Relief Programs and Homelessness: Exploring Systemic Patterns of Inaccessibility
Andrew's Project with Ian
How did the change in the cost of living in Silicon Valley, California in the past decade affect the economic growth of the area?
Olivia's Project with Ethan
A Project on how switching to sustainable practices in large companies or small companies can positively affect their business and corporate social responsibility. Exploring how large companies have mostly transformed to use less plastic and enact more sustainable practices.
Austin's Project with Mackenzie
Is Rome a Part of Italy?
Juniper's Project with Nusaiba
Impacts of the microbiome on the development of RA
Dhruva's Project with Kyler
Comparing Stress in Neurotypical People and People with ASD in Terms of the Pandemic
Nila's Project with Evan
"The neurodevelopmental etiology of mental disorders among adolescents impacted by physical abuse and neglect"
Dextrius' Project with Roland
Sex Trafficking: Correcting the Denotations of a Survivor's Experience
Ella's Project with Amber
How Gender and Race Affect the Prognosis of Breast and Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Nishani's Project with Donald
How do age and biological sex influence vaccine responses and public health guidelines?
Samiya's Project with Kim-Marie
Transracial East Asian Adoptees: Navigating Identity as Cultural Frankensteins
Julia's Project with Dan
Analysing the Multi-Faceted Process of 3-link Robot Arm Simulation
Arya's Project with Tony
A Queer Fight for Decolonization: British Colonialism’s Detrimental Impact on India’s Hijra Community
Eshaan's Project with Dilyara
The Geopolitical Ramifications of the China-Europe Railway Express: An Emphasis on the War in Ukraine
Audrey's Project with Anne-Laure
In what ways does an increase in federal minimum wage in the United States harm low-income workers?
Navya's Project with Giovanni
Mitochondrial Disease: Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy and its causes, effects, and treatments.
Ryan's Project with Matthew
CRISPR-based therapeutic targeting of ADHD
Maria's Project with Jose
Investigating Zinc Metalloprotease Protein Mutations in Clostridioides difficile through Multiple Sequence Alignment
Matthew's Project with Jacob
Medical Applications of CRISPR/Cas-9 Technologies
Nilesh's Project with Lucas
Research paper on nuclear fission reactor moderators
Arif's Project with Soha
'Reaching Our Star' - Blending Animation With Real-life
Alex's Project with Matthew
The effect of environmental factors on neurobiology and depressive symptoms: A narrative review
Siri's Project with Ellie
Effect of Hypoxia on Resistance to Immunotherapy
Alexandra's Project with Luke
How can the BDNF gene be used as a gene of interest in genetic treatment of major depressive disorder?
Emily's Project with Nella
Prediction4Protection: Machine Learning Application in Early Heart Disease Prediction
Ankita's Project with Swetha
Investigating the effect of pharmaceutical websites on self-medicating behaviors of Vietnamese people in cosmopolitan areas
Thuy Linh's Project with Naedum
On the Connection Between Art and Philosophy: An Envisioning of “Articizied” Philosophy
Louis' Project with Holly
Assistive Technology for Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Review of Literature
Angela's Project with Sori
An Examination of Habitability in Exoplanet Systems
Divya's Project with Malena
Investigating the Role of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Mental Health
Sanjana's Project with Oscar
An Economic Approach to Solving Issues of Single Parenthood
Kyle's Project with Joseph
Learning Quantum Computing with Python!
Laxya's Project with Ian
How can aerobic exercise and classical music improve long-term memory after the onset of anterograde amnesia?
hope's Project with Sweyta
Barriers to Eating Disorder Treatment
Deshna's Project with Juliana
How CRISPR/Cas9 Can Be Used to Treat Cystic Fibrosis
Nandita's Project with Jacob
Immunotherapies for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Claire's Project with Carlos
How could AI assist in the prediction and search for risk factors of anorexia nervosa?
Krishnaveni's Project with Shaan
Who Should Be the Main Characters in the Space Exploration Narrative: Robots or Humans?
Samannita's Project with Lauren
How do cardiovascular risk factors affect the chances of acquiring Alzheimer’s Disease?
Anoushka's Project with Jessica
Expanding Perspectives: Redefining the American Dream
Emma's Project with Jacob
How did Alexander facilitate Cultural Exchange within the Ancient World?
Ojas' Project with Holly
Developing a Wearable Device that can Monitor the Onset of Covid-19
Sameen's Project with Cameron
Comprehensive Bioinformatics Meta-Analysis of Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction
Rachana's Project with Laurynas
Assessing how emotional intelligence affects a person's lifestyle and well-being
Janani's Project with Evan
Effects of Various pH Conditions on the Carbon Sequestration of Carex nudata
Rock's Project with Laura
Probiotic Possibilities In Crohn’s Disease: A Research Review Article
Abhinav's Project with Alvin
How does neurological music therapy affect movement, cognition, and mood?
Rishika's Project with Adrienne
The Impact of Family Dynamics on Adolescent Eating Disorders
Ummehani's Project with Kaitlyn
A Review on Vitiligo: Pathogenesis, Etiology, Psychological Impacts, and Treatments.
Daman's Project with Peter
Can a space shuttle withstand a perpendicular launch from Mars?
Mayank's Project with Sara
The Towers in Which No One Ever Sleeps
Sue-Leena Helene's Project with Chelsea
Ukrainian Refugee Immigration Patterns and Cultural Similarities
Dagna's Project with Merlin
How does the presence and removal of invasive Arundo donax impact the coverage of native creeping wild rye and valley sedge in Walnut Creek?
Indra's Project with Katherine
Remittances and their Effect on Education in Nepal
Aadit's Project with Paul
The effect of dance on the memory and proprioceptive ability of the elderly
Ella's Project with Adrian
Uses of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy to treat B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Elena's Project with Jacob
Bilingualism in the Brain
Simone's Project with Desiree
Comparison of Root Canal vs. Dental Implant: Outcome and Success Rates
Vincent's Project with Gibran
Kennedy and the India Years: Factors Affecting JFK’s Foreign Policy and Dynamic Relationship with India
Riya's Project with Dilyara
How does the usage of marketing sustainability via social media affect female Generation Z and Millennials’ tendency to purchase products?
Lillian's Project with Riya
How do maternal environmental factors influence a child’s risk of developing congenital heart defects?
Noora's Project with Briana
Quantum Machine Learning for Image Classification
Milind's Project with Ina
Learn Your Car: Automotive Engineering Website
Shrihan's Project with Doug
Treating Insomnia with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Implications for Mental Health Disorders
Rachel's Project with Courtney
The Downfall of Netflix: Using COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination Data to Predict Netflix’s Stock Price
Rohit's Project with Sharifa
The Secrets of Spanish History
Padma's Project with Ellis
Random Forest Identification of Pulsars
Ankhita's Project with Kristen
The Impact of Climate Change on Animal Behavior: The Arctic Marine and Monterey Bay Ecosystems
Cecilia's Project with Carly
A Girl in Haarlem: Religion, Politics, and Gender in the 80 Years’ War
Hannah's Project with Elizabeth
The Evolution of the Disney Princesses: Our Once-Flawed Role Models
Maddie's Project with Brooke
Nepotistic Hiring and Poverty From Cultural, Social Class, and Situational Perspectives
Luke's Project with Gabor
Coping During Covid-19: A Study on How Locus of Control Influences Coping Response in an Uncontrollable Situation
Isabel's Project with Nat
Genetic Engineering as an Effective Cancer Therapy: A Research Paper Focused on CRISPR
Sai Sruthi's Project with Jose
California in Flames: A Literature Review on the Causes and Effects of Wildfires
Tridib's Project with Jordana
A Review Paper Concerning the Possibility of Zombies Being Created Naturally
Jonas' Project with Vivian
This Research Paper Measures the Efficiency of Greenhouse Gases
Suraga's Project with Jacqueline
A Paper on the Relationship Between the Most Significant Breast Cancer Susceptibility Proteins, Aldehydes, and Prostate Cancer
Nihitha's Project with Abigail
Paper Predicting Flying Robot Dynamics with Deep Learning
Brian's Project with Nathan
Research Paper Exploring the Impact of Demographics on Shifts in the Electorate
Andrew's Project with Amanda
Research Paper on the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Invasive Species in South Florida
Yardena's Project with Malia