Determining growth, nutrient acquisition, and disease outcomes in Wisconsin Fast Plants fertilized with mealworm frass

Katherine Monroe is a junior at Princeton High School in her second year of the Research Program. Mature Wisconsin Fast Plants in the flowering stage of their life cycle. Abstract As the practice of rearing insects as a food/feed source becomes increasingly widespread, the question of what to do with insect “frass” (excrement) has arisen. … Continue reading Determining growth, nutrient acquisition, and disease outcomes in Wisconsin Fast Plants fertilized with mealworm frass

Exploring Implicit Race, Gender, and Prestige Biases in Hiring Situations Using Resumes

Researchers Sam Winn and Aisling O’Dell Sam and Aisling are juniors in their second year of the Princeton High School Research Program.  Alejandro Garcia Fernandez Alejandro is a graduate student at Princeton University, working towards a PhD in sociology.  Professor Dalton Conley  Dalton Clark Conley is an American sociologist, and the supervisor of this research … Continue reading Exploring Implicit Race, Gender, and Prestige Biases in Hiring Situations Using Resumes

Observation of Electron Drift in an Electrostatic Particle Accelerator and a CST

Researchers: Jonathan LaPoint, Niklas Austermann, Sam Winn Our experiment aims to model the electron drift patterns through use of a physical e/m apparatus as well as a CST simulation of the same accelerator. The e/m apparatus, consisting of two coils opposite the tube each with an electrical current as well as two plates, one positive … Continue reading Observation of Electron Drift in an Electrostatic Particle Accelerator and a CST

Insect Eating Club – Cicada Tasting May 2021

The PHS Insect Eating Club's biggest activity to date was hosted by Mulin Huan and Matthew Livingston on May 29th, 2021.  The Cicada Tasting Event celebrated the 17 year Brood X magicicada emergence. In preparing for this, the club members performed a great deal of research on entomophagy, the practice of insect consumption and numerous … Continue reading Insect Eating Club – Cicada Tasting May 2021