Marium Chandna Science & Technology Editor

Class of 2009


  • Governor Rendell speaks on health care

    As the total number of uninsured adults in Pennsylvania hits 767,000, with a total of 108,835 in Allegheny County alone, Governor Edward Rendell arrived in Pittsburgh just in time to discuss health insurance policies at a town hall meeting last Tuesday.

    News | October 15, 2007
  • Acknowledging cultural difference

    “In Iran, we do not have homosexuals like in your country. We don’t have that in our country. In Iran, we do not have this phenomenon,” said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in his Sept. 24 speech at Columbia University.

    Forum | October 15, 2007
  • Sci-Tech Briefs

    Airport scans beneath clothes

    The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is currently testing a millimeter wave scanning system that will enable security officials to see through passengers’ clothing. This technology will detect the presence of weapons, explosives, and other dangerous equipment on a passenger’s body.

    SciTech | October 15, 2007
  • Piecing the Universe together

    Thanks to the work of nearly 100 astronomers from all over the world, known collectively as All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS), computer users can view galaxies and star formations that date back nine billion years.

    SciTech | October 15, 2007
  • Students will have to shell out for lock-outs

    On Tuesday, Carnegie Mellon students living in campus housing received an e-mail from Housing and Dining Services announcing the imposition of charges for temporary keys when students lock themselves out ofthier dorm rooms. The initial temporary key is free of charge; each additional incident incurs a charge that increases in $5 increments. In addition, students who lose their IDs must pay $25, up...

    News | October 8, 2007