Brooke Kuei Contributing Editor

Class of 2015


  • Eating certain foods found to reduce long-term stress

    Problem set due Monday. Essay due Tuesday. Another problem set due Wednesday. Project due Thursday. Friday is the weekend. Wait, what’s a weekend?

    SciTech | February 2, 2015
  • Two-player limit Texas hold’em poker solved

    There’s a new player in the world of poker, and he doesn’t wear a baseball cap or sunglasses. This new player is Cepheus, a computer program developed by Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science alumnus Michael Bowling. According to a paper published in the Jan. 9 issue of Science, Cepheus has essentially solved heads-up limit Texas hold’em.

    SciTech | January 26, 2015
  • Cell mechanics play a role in the spread of cancer

    According to the American Cancer Society, the predicted number of cancer cases to be diagnosed by the end of 2014 is approximately 1.7 million, with the number of Americans expected to die from cancer this year at 585,720.

    SciTech | October 13, 2014
  • Tattoos are inflammations

    If you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, you might want to learn about the science behind the art before you make your final decision. While on the outside, a tattoo is a beautiful and symbolic creation, on the inside, it is actually the result of a perpetual inflammatory process.

    SciTech | September 9, 2014
  • Photo-editing system manipulates objects three-dimensionally

    It’s effortless for us to pick up an object and manipulate it in 3-D in real life, but what if we could twist and turn objects in a photograph just as easily?

    SciTech | August 25, 2014

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