Naviya Singla SciTech Editor

Class of 2019

Articles

  • Alexandra Dean’s Bombshell portrays Lamarr as inventor

    Alexandra Dean’s new movie, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, documents Hedy Lamar’s life as an inventor. The movie claims that her beauty often stood in the way of her getting credit for her inventions.

    SciTech | December 4, 2017
  • Biases influence holiday gifting

    One of the things that makes holidays simultaneously fun and stressful is gift-giving. Behavioral economists in Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences have been studying the art of good gift selection and the disconnects that arise between the person choosing the gift and the person receiving the gift.

    SciTech | December 4, 2017
  • New imaging technique helps diagnose sick corals

    On Nov. 6, Jamie M. Caldwell, a disease ecologist at Stanford University, and her colleagues published a paper titled “Intra-colony disease progression induces fragmentation of coral fluorescent pigments” in Scientific Reports. The paper describes a relatively new technique called live-imaging laser scanning confocal microscopy and its applications in better understanding the health of corals.
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    SciTech | November 20, 2017
  • SciTech Briefs

    IBM announces testing phase of 50 qubit computer

    SciTech | November 13, 2017
  • Dietrich College’s unique approach to behavioral economics drives change

    “In order to do good economics, you have to keep in mind that people are human,” said Richard Thaler, the winner of this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences according to an article in The New York Times. That sentence quite succinctly describes what lies at the heart of behavioral economics.

    SciTech | November 13, 2017