Daniel Tkacik Senior Staffwriter

Class of 2013

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  • Lazarus reflects on medical profession

    Blood cancer and transplant expert Dr. Hillard Lazarus (E ’70) is one of two recipients of the 2011 Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award.

    Lazarus’ interest in medicine grew out of his Carnegie Mellon undergraduate days in civil engineering, when a few researchers in his department began working on bioengineering problems.

    Special | October 24, 2011
  • Visiting professor discusses issues with geoengineering

    Carnegie Mellon’s recent history of research on geoengineering provided an interesting backdrop for visiting professor James Fleming’s lecture, titled “Fixing the Sky,” this past Thursday. Fleming touched on various geoengineering issues discussed in his book, Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control.

    SciTech | October 17, 2011
  • Apple’s Steve Jobs dies at 56

    Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., passed away this past Wednesday in his family home in Palo Alto, Calif., seven years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. According to a statement released by his family, Jobs died peacefully. He was 56.

    SciTech | October 10, 2011
  • SciTech Briefs

    Twitter study shows trends in people’s moods

    SciTech | October 3, 2011
  • Media overreacts to science results

    For anyone who hasn’t heard the news yet, an international team of researchers in Italy has recently released results from an experiment that showed sub-atomic particles traveling faster than the speed of light. These scientists launched 15,000 neutrino packets from Geneva, Switzerland to Gran Sasso, Italy over a three-year period. In a violation of Einstein’s relativity theory, which states that ...

    Forum | September 26, 2011

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