T-cells float within the bloodstream of every human. Without them, we can be instantly killed by the tiniest speck of dust flying in the air.

T-cells protect us from the external environment that we think is safe. The air we breathe is filled with more than 1,800 types of bacteria…

My grandfather was diagnosed with bladder cancer when I was only a few years old. He suffered throughout his late sixties and is still recovering today. His treatment involved many chemotherapy sessions, but doctors have been suggesting for him to try other therapies — therapies involving T-cells.

T-cells are responsible…

If you were paying attention in your U.S. History class, you can probably recall looking at advertisements created during World War I and II during America’s journey to gaining a reputation of prime industrialization.

You may also recall that women have been heavily discriminated against, dating back to the 1850s…

I’ve learned a lot these past few weeks. I reflected a lot too.

I believe that reflection helps one identify their mistakes. Reflection helps solidify what you can do better next time. Yes, that’s cheesy, but it’s true. I learned this lesson from reflecting:

“You can walk with stilts, but…

Certain diseases such as multiple sclerosis and HIV can be difficult to diagnose and model. With all the medicine and pharma we have to spare, the world is still plagued by hundreds of diseases, only two of which have been globally eradicated.

That’s two diseases too little. People are suffering…

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Volunteers, even those in high school, are considered front-line workers because we come into contact with many patients, families, nurses, doctors, and receptionists in the hospital.

I want to provide my vaccination experience in real-time and warn those preparing to receive the vaccine, Moderna or Pfizer. …

My 9th grade best friend and I made a pact. We swore to never give in to peer pressure. It took her only three months to become friends with the school’s notorious drug dealer. It took her that next week to begin her journey of extreme drug usage.

I questioned…

Katelyn Won

Hi there! I am a 17 year old biotechnology enthusiast from Southern California. Feel free to read my articles on emerging technologies, innovations, & much more

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