Brian Lee

Class of 2012


  • How Things Work: Internet cookies

    As the Internet has evolved, it has also become increasingly personal. Shopping sites recognize users and remember their items in shopping carts; Flash games remember a player’s progress through the game; users’ settings and personalization on websites are maintained. In order for this to happen, websites make use of small information files known as cookies.

    SciTech | November 1, 2010
  • HealthTalk: Emotions

    Happiness, sadness, fear, pride, curiosity, and empathy: These are all examples of emotions that, in many ways, show who we are. They influence our decisions and give us a personality that is distinct from anyone else’s. As a result, many theories attempt to describe and explain emotions. However, because the cause, duration, and intensity of emotions can vary greatly, it has previously been hard ...

    SciTech | November 1, 2010
  • HealthTalk: Sleep paralysis

    Nighttime can be unsettling: We hear noises that we cannot immediately recognize, and the most we can see might be the numbers on our alarm clock. But imagine waking up with a tremendous pressure across your chest — making it impossible to breathe — and seeing a black cat with a white inverted skull hissing next to your bed. And imagine being unable to move.

    SciTech | October 25, 2010
  • HealthTalk: In vitro fertilization

    The Nobel Prize is one of the most coveted awards in science. Earlier this month, on Oct. 4, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Robert Edwards for his work with in vitro fertilization.

    SciTech | October 11, 2010
  • HealthTalk: Medical Myths

    “Dress warmly or you’ll catch a cold! Stop cracking your knuckles or you’ll get arthritis when you’re older!”

    SciTech | October 4, 2010

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