Vidya Jayanthi

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  • AB Concert: smallpools and gnash

    This past Saturday, I got the chance to expand my musical pool of knowledge. Not only did I get to listen to some indie music, a genre I usually avoid, but I also got to meet some very interesting personalities.

    Pillbox | November 4, 2019
  • Scotch'n'Soda: Catch Me If You Can

    Everyone dreams of being the hero of their own story, and Frank Abagnale Jr. is no exception. Like many, he dreamed of a fascinating life, but lived his life like no other.

    Pillbox | October 28, 2019
  • Anjali Sachdeva Talk

    Published on Feb. 20, 2018, All the Names They Used for God by Anjali Sachdeva offers a refreshing take on the nature of the human mind, while also exploring the role of divinity in modern life. The book encompasses a collection of short stories ranging from love triangles to futuristic dystopias, and even a piece of speculative fiction centered around the 2014 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapping, u...

    Pillbox | October 14, 2019
  • Lithium-ion batteries made energy storage accessible

    This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to the pioneers behind lithium-ion batteries, the rechargeable batteries used in many electronic devices, including pacemakers and smartphones. Scientists John B. Goodenough of the University of Texas, Akira Yoshino of Meijo University, and M. Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton University (SUNY) were presented with the prestigious grant of nine milli...

    SciTech | October 14, 2019
  • Research into hypoxia may hold treatments for cancer

    “I always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party.”
    Artist Andy Warhol would agree that three is the magic number at 2019’s Nobel Prize celebration. Like chemistry, the 2019 Nobel Prize of Medicine has been claimed by a trio: William G. Kaelin Jr. of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe of Oxford University and the Francis Crick Instit...

    SciTech | October 14, 2019