Keith Humphreys, Stanford University – Alternative Tobacco Products

Alternative tobacco products are on the rise. Keith Humphreys, professor of psychiatry at Stanford University,Β  discusses

Dennis O’Rourke, University of Utah – Life on the Bering Land Bridge

The Bering Strait is usually thought of as the migratory path whereby many of our ancestors

Luis Zayas, UT Austin – Latina Suicide Rates

One segment of the population commits suicide more than any other: Hispanics teens. Dr. Luis Zayas,

Julia Boehm, Chapman University – Health and Happiness

Does being happy make you healthier? Is, perhaps, the inverse also true? Dr. Julia Boehm, assistant

Jeremy Mould, Swinburne University of Technology – Gravity’s Constant

Have the natural laws that govern the cosmos ever changed? Dr. Jeremy Mould, professor of astrophysics

David Kaplan, Tufts University – Silk Medical Improvements

  Metallic screws and plates have long been used in reconstructive medical procedures. Dr. David Kaplan,

Megan Papesh, Louisiana State University – Flaws of Facial Recognition Technology

Facial recognition technology is still in its infancy. Dr. Megan Papesh, assistant professor of psychology at

Norah Feeny, Case Western Reserve University – PTSD Resilience

Exposure to trauma doesn’t necessarily dictate PTSD for the victim. Dr. Norah Feeny, professor of psychology

Peter McGraw, University of Colorado – A Science of Humor

Can we accurate codify why things make us laugh? Dr. Peter McGraw of the University of

Nancy Low, McGill University – Inactivity and Depression

Can leading a sedentary lifestyle contribute to depression? Dr. Nancy Low,Β assistant professor in the department of