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A Science Journal for Students!
The BioBuzz is a short, simplified journal making real research science more approachable to student readers.
Algunos artículos están disponsibles en español.

Check out our Middle School reading library:

  • Can Neurotoxins Affect Plant Growth? (Plant Signaling)
  • Do Microplastics Affect Hydra? (Animal Ecology)
  • How to re(cyst) a Stoney Problem? (L-Cysteine Kidney stones)
  • How Does Air Pollution Affect Pregnancy? (Ecology and Development) disponsible en español
  • Holographic Microscopes (Physics and Optics)
  • What Role Does Oxygen Play in Wound Healing? (Physiology and Medicine)
  • How do Viruses and Bacteria Coexist in the Atlantic Ocean? (Microbiology and Ecology)
  • Getting Old is Not So Swell! (Aging and Inflammation)
  • How similar are birdsong and human speech? (Linguistics and Neuroscience)
  • How Do Neurons Get Calcium? (Intercellular Signaling)
  • The Magic of Minerals and Mollusks (Biomineralization)
  • Brains and Bursting Bubbles (Delivering Drugs to the Brain)
  • How to Get Our Hearing Back (Cochlear Implants)
  • Keep Our Wetlands (Making New Wetlands to Protect the Environment)
  • Superfund Sites and Native Americans (Pollution and Ecology)
  • Electric Fish – Sensing Self and Surroundings (Neuroscience)
  • How Animals Feel – A Cortex Conundrum (Neuroscience)
  • Cephalopods and Camouflage (Neuroscience)
  • Finding Cancer Treatment in Venom (Drug Discovery)

Can Neurotoxins Affect Plant Growth?

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Ruby Gumenick
and Desiree Obaji
Original Journal Article 2000
by Eric Brenner in Gloria Coruzzi’s Lab at NYU

Can Microplastics
Affect Hydra?

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Vanessa Akwada and Desiree Obaji
Original Journal Article 2017
by Fionn Murphy and Brian Quinn at University of the West of Scotland

How to re-cyst
a stoney problem!

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Bryan Campos and Christine Kuang
Original Journal Article 2010
by Jeffrey Rimer and Zhihua An in Mike Wards lab at NYU

How Does Air Pollution Affect Pregnancy?

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Alex Raab and Ruby Gumenick
El artículo en español traducido por Delia Privitera
Original Journal Article 2017
by Jason Blum in Judith Zelikoff’s lab at NYU

Holographic
Microscopes

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Bryan Campos and Christine Kuang
Original Journal Article 2000
by Bhaskar Krishnatreya in David Grier’s lab at NYU

What Role Does Oxygen Play in Wound Healing?

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Vanessa Akwada and Desiree Obaji
Original Journal Article 2018
by Piul Rabbani in David Ceradini’s lab at NYU

How do Viruses and Bacteria Coexist in the Atlantic Ocean?

Getting Old Is
Not So Swell!

BioBuzz Article 2019
by BioBus Interns Alex Raab and Ruby Gumenick
Original Journal Article 2019
by Anne Marie Josephson in Phillip Leucht’s lab at Stanford

How similar are birdsong
and human speech?

How Do Neurons Get Calcium?

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Deena Haque, Amy Ngo & Dhara Salazar
Original Journal Article 2018
by Yusuke Hirabiyashi & Seok-Kyu Kwon in the lab of Franck Polleux at the Columbia University Zuckerman Institute.

The Magic of Minerals and Mollusks

BioBuzz Article 2020 by Volunteer William Rhee, edited by BioBus interns.
Original Journal Article 2014
by Eric Chang at New York University.

Brains and Bursting Bubbles

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Sammy Tavassoli & Hannah Glasser.
Original Journal Article 2020
by Antonios Pouliopolous at Columbia University.

How to Get Our Hearing Back

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Deena Haque, Amy Ngo & Sammy Tavassoli.
Original Journal Article 2016
by Francis Creighton in the lab of Elizabeth Olsen at the Columbia University Zuckerman Institute.

Keep Our Wetlands

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Natalia Santos & Hannah Glasser.
Original Journal Article 2018
By Camille Warner, Wetland Mitigation Consultant,
Great Swamp Conservancy.

Superfund Sites and Native Americans

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Natalia Santos & Joseph Parziale.
Original Journal Article 2016
by Gabriella Meltzer in the lab of Judith Zelikof at New York University.

Electric Fish:
How Shocking!

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Sammy Tavassoli & Hannah Glasser.
Original Journal Article 2018
by Armen Enikolopov, Larry Abbott, and Nate Sawtell at the Columbia University Zuckerman Institute.

How Animals Feel
the World

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Joseph Parziale & Dhara Salazar.
Original Journal Article 2018
by Kate Hong in the lab of Randy Bruno at the Columbia University Zuckerman Institute.

Cephalopods, Camouflage, and the Brain

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Interns Deena Haque, Dhara Salazar, and Natalia Santos.
Original Journal Article 2007
by Roger Hanlon of the Marine Biology Lab (MBL) at Woods Hole.

From Snail Venom to Medicine

BioBuzz Article 2020 by BioBus Volunteer Jessica Desamero, edited by William Rhee.
Original Journal Article 2016
by Aida Verdes in the lab of Mande Holdford at Hunter College (AMNH & WCM).

More coming soon!