Claire Gianakas

Class of 2017


  • SciTech Briefs

    Autism detection is quicker, easier

    A team from the Children’s National Health System, along with other researchers, have discovered that head circumference and head tilting reflex can identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children between nine and 12 months old.

    SciTech | April 21, 2014
  • Mathletes come in second at Putnam

    Carnegie Mellon has long been known for its excellence in math and science programs, a statement that has been supported by Carnegie Mellon students’ participation in the Mathematical Association of America’s 74th William Lowell Putnam Competition, a mathematics contest for undergraduate students held on December 7.

    SciTech | April 14, 2014
  • How Things Work: Laser light produced through organized emission of photons

    When the first laser was produced on May 16, 1960, it was described as a solution looking for a problem. Today, however, lasers are involved in many standard procedures including surgery, manufacturing, and reading barcodes and compact discs.

    SciTech | April 7, 2014
  • Gittis studies neuroscience behind compulsive disorders

    Many Carnegie Mellon researchers are currently involved in cutting-edge research focused on understanding the complex ways in which the brain functions. Aryn Gittis, an assistant professor in biological sciences, as well as a member of the joint Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, has received a two-year NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Br...

    SciTech | March 31, 2014
  • SciTech Briefs

    Climate change, Lyme disease linked

    SciTech | March 24, 2014

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