Emma Flickinger

Class of 2019

Articles

  • SciTech Briefs

    SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6

    Private aerospace company SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time on Feb. 6 from the Kennedy LC-39A SpaceX South Texas Launch Site.

    SciTech | February 12, 2018
  • Paleontologists discover early spiders had tails

    A previously undiscovered prehistoric arachnid has been found in Myanmar's rainforest, trapped in 100-million-year old amber. The arachnid fossil looks like a spider, but has a long tail.

    SciTech | February 12, 2018
  • RFID - a reliable solution to many widespread problems

    What does your debit card have in common with a smartphone, a library book, and an outdoor cat? All of these things are commonly equipped with a technology called Radio Frequency Identification, better known as RFID.

    SciTech | February 5, 2018
  • Focusing on science reduces bias in research funding

    When scientists apply for research funding and reviewers evaluate applications with a focus on the applicant's CVs, male scientists are more likely than female scientists to receive funding. When reviewers focus on the proposed research, the bias vanishes.

    SciTech | February 5, 2018
  • Secret hominin femur still an anthropological mystery

    A dusty, blackened thigh bone that may represent a "missing link" in human evolution was rejected from a major anthropologist conference this month, prompting frustration among the anthropology community and adding to the confusion surrounding a now-infamous specimen.

    SciTech | January 29, 2018

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