Sharon Wu

Class of 2018

Articles

  • How Things Work: Immunotherapy

    The immune system is an amazing ensemble of organs, cells and substances that work to identify and fight off foreign agents, such as bacteria and viruses. It attempts to keep an individual free from illnesses and infections. But did you know, thanks to recent research in the past few decades, that with the appropriate treatment, the immune system could be instrumental in curing cancer, one of the ...

    SciTech | May 1, 2017
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    New disease carried by mosquitos detected in Haiti

    SciTech | September 19, 2016
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    Scientists identify Proxima b, an Earth-like planet

    Years of research have led an international team of scientists to the discovery of Proxima b, a rocky exoplanet close to Earth. With instruments at the European Southern Observatory in Chile, the scientists studied the emission of light from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the sun and the center of orbit for Proxima b.

    SciTech | August 29, 2016
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    Identical Twins Live Longer

    SciTech | August 19, 2016
  • Avoid reading this article at all costs

    Has it ever confused you how you can convince people to pursue a specific behavior by telling them to do the opposite of what you wanted? If so, it is advised that you stop reading this article on how that persuasive technique, known as reverse psychology, works. After all, not everyone can handle the mental complexity behind a seemingly counter-intuitive phenomenon.

    SciTech | April 25, 2016