Sharon F. Wu

Class of 2018


  • Sense of smell has roles in memory, taste, and emotions

    Smell: It’s one of the five senses that you probably took for granted, until you came down with a case of this year’s cold. Unfortunately, when you drink a hot bowl of homemade soup, your severe nasal congestion prevents you from inhaling the delicious aroma. Furthermore, you lament your inability to taste your favorite, cold-weather treat.

    SciTech | November 23, 2015
  • Researchers develop 3-D printed hair

    Since the 1980s, 3-D printing has revolutionized the way models have been built. Within hours, artists and engineers now have the ability to transform their computer designs into real-life prototypes. 3-D printers have evolved to build a wide variety of objects, from acoustic guitars to models of a fetus before birth. Recently, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction...

    SciTech | November 9, 2015
  • SciTech Briefs

    Neurons involved in itch separate from those in pain

    SciTech | November 2, 2015
  • HCII professor studies technology in education

    If you are reading this, then you are most likely one of the estimated two billion people in the world that can communicate using the English language. If this is so, you are able to take advantage of the benefits provided by the English language, a language that allows millions of people to establish connections within the global workforce and access half the content published on the World Wide W...

    SciTech | October 12, 2015
  • SciTech Briefs

    Kidney found in an Egyptian mummy for the first time

    SciTech | September 28, 2015