YIQ Innovations

SCIENCE

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The Personality of a Liar

This project is designed to determine if and how a person’s personality correlates to the physical and verbal cues he or she demonstrates while lying. We designed simple experiments in which test subj

Memristor Analysis in the Hodgkin-Huxley Axon Model

The Hodgkin-Huxley model, introduced in 1952 as a model for the squid giant axon, provides an accurate numerical approximation of action potentials in neurons. However, the model does not provide an e

TECHNOLOGY

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Rahil Launches TheSnapLink App

On October 23 Rahil Thanawala (2016 YiQ Scholar) officially launched TheSnaplink App; a therapeutic App developed for Alzeimer's patients and caregivers. More information about TheSnaplink App can be

TheSnapLink Mobile App Launch & Alzheimer’s Disease Seminar

One of our YiQ Scholars is launching an App he created for Alzheimer's patients, their families and caregivers. While he created the App before joining the Young Innovators Quest summer program, he wi

Solving Memory Loss with Nanotechnology in Sleep

Mentor identified [Dr. Agarwal from IUPUI Nanotechnology] This project skillfully solves the problem of memory loss due to sleep deprivation. Based on previous information, tests show  that a lack of

On Call

The "OnCall" app is designed to connect the public to licensed doctors, physician assistants, and nurses. The public can conveniently use the app to receive personalized advice from trustworthy health

ENGINEERING

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Using Biomechanics as Clean Energy

Mentors Needed in Area of Engineering This study focused on finding out if a humans bio-mechanics could be utilized to create a clean and renewable energy source. Our idea is a backpack that employs p

Hydroelectric Rain Power

With the world population expected to exceed 9 billion by the year 2050, the need for sustainable, renewable sources of energy has never been greater. This project uses rainwater to generate energy th

ChargeGuard

Mentors Needed in Area of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Portable electronic devices are a common sight in modern day society, and so are the rechargeable batteries that power these devices. These

Automated Battery Charging Management

Portable electronic devices are a common sight in modern day society, and so are the rechargeable batteries that are embedded in these devices. These batteries, however, are susceptible to damage from

MEDICAL

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Mending Mitochondria to Slow Brain Aging

The most universal health problem is age related cognitive decline. There is no adequate research or procedure that targets specific genes associated with this problem. These genes are Cox genes, whic

The Effects of Music on REM and Non-REM Sleep

Mentor Identified [Dr. Alfredo Lopez-Yunez] Evidence from research proves the therapeutic use of music to improve sleep quality measured by self-reported questionnaires; however, the scientific knowle

Solving Memory Loss with Nanotechnology in Sleep

Mentor identified [Dr. Agarwal from IUPUI Nanotechnology] This project skillfully solves the problem of memory loss due to sleep deprivation. Based on previous information, tests show  that a lack of

On Call

The "OnCall" app is designed to connect the public to licensed doctors, physician assistants, and nurses. The public can conveniently use the app to receive personalized advice from trustworthy health

Memristor Analysis in the Hodgkin-Huxley Axon Model

The Hodgkin-Huxley model, introduced in 1952 as a model for the squid giant axon, provides an accurate numerical approximation of action potentials in neurons. However, the model does not provide an e

Measurement of Mental and Physical Attributes of Athletes

Mentors Needed in Areas of Sports Medicine Every athlete aspires to reach their maximum potential in his or her own respective sport; this is accomplished through athletic performance tests and exerci

Deterioration of Telomere Length in Patients with Diabetes

Telomeres play an important role in maintaining genomic integrity for chromosomes by capping and securing their ends. When they become too short, the body responds by signaling apoptosis (cell death)

Bacteria Associated with the Cause of Crohn’s Disease

Mentors Needed in Area of Bioinformatics Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic damage to the intestines, and has no cure or proven causes. Our goal is to find the cause associat

ENVIRONMENTAL

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Renewable Resources in Latin America

Mentors Needed in Areas of Engineering, Non-profit organizations Statistics prove that Latin America has GREAT possibility for renewable energy, 100% of the energy needed could be produced in a enviro

Hydroelectric Rain Power

With the world population expected to exceed 9 billion by the year 2050, the need for sustainable, renewable sources of energy has never been greater. This project uses rainwater to generate energy th