Akanksha Vaidya Tartan Alumna

Class of 2011

Articles

  • Health Talk: Alzheimer's disease

    In 1906, Dr. Alois Alzheimer noticed a strange condition in one of his patients. She suffered from memory loss, language problems, and also showed behavioral changes. These symptoms are seen far more frequently now, and the condition has been given a name — Alzheimer’s disease. Those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) face memory problems and are unable to perform the most menial tasks necess...

    SciTech | October 26, 2009
  • Sci/Tech briefs

    NASA to launch rocket on Tuesday

    SciTech | October 26, 2009
  • Health Line

    Skin cancer could be hereditary

    SciTech | October 12, 2009
  • Sci/Tech briefs

    Dinosaur prints found in France

    Footprints belonging to the sauropod dinosaur were discovered near Lyon in France. These are the largest dinosaur prints to be found to date.

    The tracks spread over hundreds of meters and researchers plan to carry out more investigation in the nearby area to find out whether it could be the largest space inhabited by dinosaurs.

    SciTech | October 12, 2009
  • Students should consider getting swine flu vaccine

    The swine flu vaccine is here. Finally. After months of hearing about almost nothing but swine flu in the news, the whole scare will finally end — hopefully.

    Forum | October 12, 2009