Naviya Singla SciTech Editor

Class of 2019


  • SciTech Briefs

    Venus flytrap learn by counting insect touch

    SciTech | January 25, 2016
  • Encryption techniques used to secure private information

    Encryption is the process of converting any text or message into a form that cannot be understood by a person who does not have information regarding how the conversion was made. The non-coded message is called plaintext and the converted message is called cipher text. One can change the cipher text back to plaintext using an algorithm (called the cipher) which gives a certain set of possible valu...

    SciTech | December 7, 2015
  • Context aware apps recognize objects touched by user

    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, including Gierad Laput, a third-year doctoral student in human-computer interaction, have developed a new technique, called EM-Sense, that can detect whether a person is in contact with an electrical or electromechanical object and then identify the object. This technique, when incorporated into smartwatches, could provide more information about the user’...

    SciTech | November 16, 2015
  • Log-in process provides extra security for Internet users

    Nearly everyone who uses the Internet has at some point been prompted to create an account with a username and password. These web logins provide security for users, yet many people are unaware of how they work. In order to understand how web login and Internet security works, one has to understand the basics of how the Internet works.

    SciTech | November 9, 2015
  • Elections spoil "American Dream"

    Many international students come to the United States with a limited knowledge of American history, politics, and culture — myself included. When international students imagine America, what comes to mind is “progress,” being “better,” and the "American Dream.” Hyperaware of the issues that their own countries face, these students often put other countries (read: America) on a pedestal, only to co...

    Forum | November 9, 2015