Emma Flickinger

Class of 2019


  • BME researchers track brain health with light

    Measuring the pressure inside the skull — called intracranial pressure — is essential for properly and safely treating traumatic brain injuries. Carnegie Mellon researchers Jana Kainerstorfer and Alexander Ruesch have developed a new way to monitor intracranial pressure that is far less invasive than current methods.

    SciTech | April 16, 2018
  • Male birth control pill passes safety test

    A daily pill has been shown to safely suppress men’s reproductive hormones, making it a strong candidate for a male birth control pill.

    SciTech | April 2, 2018
  • Aurora phenomenon named Steve explained

    A unique light formation in the aurora borealis, discovered last year and named "STEVE," is beginning to be understood by scientists as it is studied more.

    SciTech | April 2, 2018
  • TRAPPIST-1 planets could have huge amounts of water

    Astronomers believe that some of the Earth-sized planets orbiting the star TRAPPIST-1 may be partially made of water. Though researchers usually point to planets with water as likely places to find life, the TRAPPIST-1 planets may actually have too much water to sustain life — more than 250 times as much water as Earth.

    SciTech | March 26, 2018
  • SciTech Briefs

    Kids are starting to picture scientists as women

    A review of children’s drawings of scientists over the past 52 years suggests that more North American children are imagining scientists as women.

    SciTech | March 26, 2018

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