Amanda Cole Contributing Editor

Class of 2010


  • Executives and commerce secretary talk energy

    United States Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez met with CEOs of three major energy innovators Monday at Carnegie Mellon to discuss solutions to the world’s growing energy problem. The discussion was co-moderated by Ashish Arora, a professor of economics and public policy in the Heinz School.

    News | September 29, 2008
  • Dragons, dumplings, and dances

    Located at the South Side Riverfront Park, the Pittsburgh Dragon Boat Festival was a celebration of Asian culture and gave locals a taste of the culture and traditions of many Asian countries, including China, India, Japan, and Tuva. Held last Saturday, it combined various elements of food and entertainment to put on an interesting display that all members of the family could enjoy.

    Pillbox | September 22, 2008
  • Sci/Tech briefs

    Scientists find new dinosaur species

    According to paleontologists, dinosaurs were not common in Australia, so the discovery of dinosaur bones there presents the possibility of a new species of dinosaur.

    A few years ago, another dinosaur (named “Matilda” by scientists) was found, but these new bones do not match the dimensions of Matilda, suggesting that this may be a new species.

    SciTech | September 22, 2008
  • Health Line

    Dental hygiene affects heart health

    Researchers have found a new cause of heart disease: bacterial infections. While heart disease has traditionally been linked to such factors as obesity, poor diet, and smoking, studies now show that bacteria can cause infections that decrease heart health.

    SciTech | September 15, 2008
  • An affront to impulse buying

    Buying electronics used to be pretty cut and dry: see something shiny, pay a lot of money, experience buyer’s remorse for spending too much money on something shiny. Since Internet shopping became popular, though, it’s become easier to just click and spend loads of money on something you don’t really need.

    Forum | September 15, 2008

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