Sharon F. Wu

Class of 2018


  • SciTech Briefs

    Massive Californian gas leak frightens climate scientists

    SciTech | February 29, 2016
  • Déjà vu confuses its researchers as much as its experiencers

    Have you ever felt like a scene of your life was on repeat? Did your surroundings feel unusually predictable, even though that exact scene was nowhere to be found earlier in the script of your life? Did it feel surreal or uncanny, different from the sense of comfort or boredom that the feeling of familiarity usually evokes?

    SciTech | February 22, 2016
  • SciTech Briefs

    Zika virus found to be sexually transmittable

    In Dallas, Texas, health officials have reported the first case of a person infected with the Zika virus who has not traveled outside of the United States. Furthermore, the virus is said to have spread through sexual transmission. This has new implications for the control of the disease.

    SciTech | February 8, 2016
  • The Zika Virus: A Harmless Harbinger

    If you have been paying attention to world news lately, chances are that you might have seen some headlines about the Zika virus. While the virus has been around for a while, recent surges in the virus’ prevalence have caused the disease to be pushed into the limelight.

    SciTech | February 1, 2016
  • SciTech Briefs

    Glow-in-the-dark solid form of carbon discovered

    Last Wednesday, materials scientists Jagdish Narayan and Anagh Bhaumik from North Carolina State University in Raleigh reported on a new solid form of carbon in the Journal of Applied Physics. This new carbon, called Q-Carbon, glows in the dark, is magnetic, and is tougher than diamond, another solid form of carbon.

    SciTech | December 7, 2015