Sharon F. Wu

Class of 2018


  • Researchers investigate new biomaterial for orthopedics

    Stefanie A. Sydlik, a Carnegie Mellon alumnus, spoke last Tuesday as part of a seminar series hosted by the biomedical engineering department at Carnegie Mellon University. In front of a packed audience in a classroom in Doherty Hall, Sydlik discussed her extensive research in polymer science, materials chemistry, biomaterials, and electronic materials. During her presentation, she also introduced...

    SciTech | September 21, 2015
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    Human-like fossils discovered deep in South African cave

    SciTech | September 14, 2015
  • New adhesive mimics gecko biology

    It’s a typical afternoon at the zoo, and you find yourself looking at the exhibits of reptiles and amphibians in miniature imitations of wild and exotic habitats. At one of the displays you notice a gecko crawling on a window with superhero ease. You see that with each step taken, the lizard-like animal leaves no trace of a footprint — an observation that is ordinary enough to many, but perhaps ex...

    SciTech | August 31, 2015
  • Targeted online ads found to show gender bias

    Today, more than 3 billion people are connected to the World Wide Web, making the digital realm an ideal place for marketers and advertisers to promote their products, services, and opinions. Ever since the first clickable web ad was sold in 1993 by Global Network Navigator to a San Francisco law firm, online advertising has been advancing, to the point where online ads can be customized to fit a ...

    SciTech | August 24, 2015
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    Town in Indiana experiences growth in HIV outbreak

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there has been a severe increase in the rate of outbreak of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infections within a rural county in Indiana.

    SciTech | April 27, 2015