Emma Flickinger

Class of 2019

Articles

  • SciTech Briefs

    Penguins are bio archives of climate change

    At the American Geophysical Union’s 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting on Feb. 12, scientists reported that penguins feathers and eggshells preserve chemical fingerprints of climate and ecological changes.

    SciTech | February 19, 2018
  • Scientists study spread of flu across college campuses

    Getting sick with the flu can disrupt your entire schedule. Yet sick students still regularly show up to class, work, and meetings, potentially putting everyone around them at risk for illness. You might find yourself heading to the doctor’s office because of a classmate — or was it your roommate? Or your teaching assistant? Or someone you sat next to on the bus?

    SciTech | February 19, 2018
  • SciTech Briefs

    SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6

    Private aerospace company SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time on Feb. 6 from the Kennedy LC-39A SpaceX South Texas Launch Site.

    SciTech | February 12, 2018
  • Paleontologists discover early spiders had tails

    A previously undiscovered prehistoric arachnid has been found in Myanmar's rainforest, trapped in 100-million-year old amber. The arachnid fossil looks like a spider, but has a long tail.

    SciTech | February 12, 2018
  • Focusing on science reduces bias in research funding

    When scientists apply for research funding and reviewers evaluate applications with a focus on the applicant's CVs, male scientists are more likely than female scientists to receive funding. When reviewers focus on the proposed research, the bias vanishes.

    SciTech | February 5, 2018