Karuna Meda
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Taking Care of Your Mental Well-Being During a Pandemic
Tips and strategies from a mental health expert on coping with stress, keeping up routines, and staying connected while in isolation
Can We Harness the Medicinal Properties of Plants to Help Treat Diseases Like Osteoarthritis?
Jefferson researcher tells us how she is studying the active ingredients in plants like turmeric that could have medicinal or healing benefits.
Making Science Stories Come to Life
Graduate students and post-docs learn how to illustrate their research with stick figures and cartoons
Using Blue LED Light to Make Organic Molecules
We interview Jefferson researcher on how he is synthesizing molecules that could help treat diseases like cancer, with the help of a little blue light.
All Research Starts With a Question. What’s Yours?
How do I develop sustainable and innovative textiles?
How to Manipulate Brain Waves for a Better Mental State
Understanding activity in the brain to help with sleep, stress and focus.
Renowned Researcher Visits U.S. for a Year, Stays a Lifetime
Dr. Jouni Uitto, Finnish ‘Father of Epidermolysis Bullosa Research,’ never finished with saving lives.
The New Voices of Science are Changing the World
How generation Z is learning about scientific issues and how to communicate them to impact policy
A Voice for Mental Health in Academia
One Jefferson student takes to social media and blogging to discuss mental health issues in graduate school, and finds huge community support.
Helping Brain Cells Grow Branches for Healthy Communication
Animated illustration shows how nerve growth depends on stability of cellular railways.