Julia Eve Napolitano

Class of 2018

Articles

  • Stress is the body’s physical reaction to disturbing stimuli

    At Carnegie Mellon, stress is a conversation starter. When we have a lot of exams and homework, we feel stressed. When we say you feel stressed, scientifically, what do we mean? Stress is a concept independent of time and age.

    SciTech | March 6, 2017
  • Terrorism research at Carnegie Mellon focuses on objectivity

    Defining terrorism is often difficult and vague, especially because people consider it to mean different things. One man’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter, after all. Oftentimes, it is even more difficult to separate fact from political agenda. Terrorism is generally thought to be the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. ...

    SciTech | February 27, 2017
  • SciTech Briefs

    New test detects Ebola quickly

    Scientists are currently developing a new test that has the potential to rapidly detect Ebola, the virus that causes a number of potentially fatal symptoms, including fever, vomiting, diarrhea and internal bleeding.

    SciTech | February 13, 2017
  • Water Purification and PWSA

    With a simple turn of a handle, you have access to clean water. And, as residents of Pittsburgh have discovered in the past week, the cleanliness of water dramatically affects one’s quality of life.

    SciTech | February 6, 2017
  • CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing is the future of medicine

    DNA is an incredible thing, carrying precious information in a small space to make you who you are — genetically, at least.

    SciTech | January 30, 2017