Priyamvada Gupta

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  • Sci/Tech briefs

    Physicists recreate old atomic model

    SciTech | March 30, 2009
  • Health Line

    Botox helps stroke, dystonia patients

    Botulinum toxin, better known as Botox, has many different medical uses aside from making fine lines and wrinkles disappear. It helps dystonia victims, who have uncontrolled or slow movements, regain control of their muscle spasms. It also helps children who have clubfoot avoid surgery.

    SciTech | March 30, 2009
  • How Things Work: 3-D movies

    Watching a movie where a sword comes right out of the screen at you can be a thrilling experience. Filmmakers make this possible by using 3-D technology that makes the audience feel as if it is part of the action. As stated in an article on, the first 3-D film, The Power of Love, was released in 1922. Since then, the technology has been used by fil...

    SciTech | March 23, 2009
  • Expressing love without words

    Imagine a world without words, a world where people communicate only through dance, where the elegant movements of the body alone express the overpowering love between two people and their wish to die together rather than live apart. This was the world created by the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in its Feb. 13 performance of Romeo et Juliette, a perfect fusion of elegant ballet and the epochal Shak...

    Pillbox | February 23, 2009
  • 10 ways a date could go wrong

    This Valentine’s Day, try and make your first date perfect by avoiding all the things that could potentially cause embarrassment. Here is a list of things that can go wrong, making the day memorable for very wrong reasons. Be sure to keep the following in mind when you’re out on your date.

    Pillbox | February 9, 2009