Daniel Tkacik Senior Staffwriter

Class of 2013


  • Salt of the Earth impresses

    Garfield may be a bit off the beaten path for most Carnegie Mellon students, but the up-and-coming neighborhood holds a hidden gem: Salt of the Earth. Opened in September 2010, this restaurant was named 2011’s Best New Restaurant by Pittsburgh Magazine. Salt of the Earth, a collaboration between chef Kevin Sousa and architects Doug and Lisa Cruze, works to “take advantage of local and seasonal p...

    Pillbox | September 26, 2011
  • SciTech Briefs

    Scientists suggest why laughter feels good

    SciTech | September 19, 2011
  • Professors merge art with science in unique course

    People often separate the fields of science and art from one another with a metaphorical brick wall; scientists on one side may not even consider the possibility of working with the artists on the other side, or vice versa. Science can encompass anything relating to the study of the natural and physical world, and there are rules: for instance, the scientific method, a centuries-old practice used ...

    SciTech | September 12, 2011
  • Researchers assess Marcellus Shale greenhouse gas emissions

    Natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale, a giant rock formation that runs through much of the northeastern United States, has been a polarized and highly debated subject during the past few years.

    SciTech | August 29, 2011
  • Carnegie Mellon researchers create bus-tracking app

    Students with iPhones have a new tool that will allow them to track the location and crowdedness of Pittsburgh city buses — in real time. The free iPhone application, called Tiramisu (Italian for “pick-me-up”), was developed by a collaborative team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. Given the Port Authority’s consistently tight budget and in...

    SciTech | August 21, 2011

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