Kaylin Li SciTech Editor

Class of 2024

Articles

  • "New Jeans" review: NewJeans' instantaneous popularity

    For some reason, recent K-pop girl groups have been able to gain almost instantaneous popularity, and the newest NewJeans is a prime example. They feel smooth and laid-back but upbeat, Gen Z and TikTok-inspired. As of now, they have 10 million monthly listeners on Spotify, and that's with just four songs released!

    Pillbox | September 26, 2022
  • SciTech Roundup, 9/26

    SciTech Roundup

    A lot happened in the SciTech world this week: Silicon Valley layoffs, a James Webb telescope picture of Neptune, and a new COVID-19 booster shot.

    RESEARCH ROUNDUP

    Using reinforcement learning to shoot particles into hydrogen plasma donuts

    SciTech | September 26, 2022
  • Patagonia founder gives away company to climate nonprofit

    When Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard was listed in Forbes Magazine as a billionaire, Chouinard says "it really, really pissed me off." Now, founder Yvon Chouinard has given away the company in a move that he hopes "will influence a new form of capitalism." On Sept. 14, The New York Times broke the news tha...

    News | September 19, 2022
  • SciTech Roundup

    Welcome back to a new school year! For newcomers, SciTech Roundup is a weekly collection of headlines related to science and technology, some being specific to Carnegie Mellon, and others being national news.

    CMU RESEARCH

    Study identifies new autism genes

    SciTech | September 12, 2022
  • Getting America vaccinated at Warp Speed

    In the early days of the pandemic, many worried about the status of their hospitalized loved ones and hoped that treatments for their symptoms would emerge. But health officials were already beginning to look further than simply therapeutics for COVID-19 symptoms: in January 2020 during the Trump administration, they established a project called ["Operation Warp Speed" (OWS)](https://public3.pagef...

    SciTech | May 2, 2022

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