Disha Shah

Class of 2009

Articles

  • How Things Work

    Once merely timers attached to a pole, traffic signals today are way more sophisticated than that. They have the greatest impact on and virtually control a city’s traffic.

    There are three main kinds of traffic signals.

    SciTech | January 21, 2008
  • Students celebrate Navratri

    The drums rolled, the sound of clicks and melodious regional music filled the air, and a panorama of bright-colored clothes brought the spirit of celebration to life. Saturday was Om’s annual Navratri performance, a traditional dance festival of western India marking the triumph of good over evil.

    Pillbox | October 15, 2007
  • The Pampering In Pittsburgh

    Why do you need to rejuvenate yourself? Because pretty soon the temperature will drop and every class will suck the life out of you; walking will seem like a tedious effort and daily life will seem like an endless purgatory. When this situation arises, you need to visit the places listed here and be pampered.

    Pillbox | September 24, 2007
  • Dating ideas

    So, you’re swamped with work and the bookstore drained your bank account. Don’t let that get between you and that special someone. We can show you how to make even one free hour romantic and memorable. Here are a few date locations we suggest:

    Kraus Campo

    Pillbox | September 17, 2007
  • Cognitive abilities directly linked to dysbindin-1

    “How did she do that?” Have you ever wondered what allowed your roommate to do better than you on that particular test, even though you studied together? Don’t you just love to put all the blame on the hard test or the professor who is “clearly out to get you”? Now you could also just blame it on your genes. A recent study done at Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Glen Oaks, N.Y., traced...

    SciTech | May 1, 2006