The Human Engineering and Research Laboratory (HERL)

The Human Engineering and Research Laboratory (HERL)

BY: NICK SAWICKI, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is currently undergoing one of the largest economic recoveries in the nation. Immediately following the collapse of the steel industry around the 1980’s the city was hemorrhaging unemployment with tens of thousands of individuals Continue reading

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Could Hacking Nerves Cure Diseases?

Could Hacking Nerves Cure Diseases?

BY: CAROLINE WANG, CONTRIBUTOR

 

With the rise of afflictions in major diseases such as arthritis, asthma, and diabetes, new and often unconventional methods are being introduced into the world of therapy. One company, named Galvani Bioelectronics, hopes to Continue reading

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Pokémon GO: Today’s Version of a 90’s Hit

Pokémon GO: Today’s Version of a 90’s Hit

BY: DIYA CHADHA, CONTRIBUTOR

 

Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm. To many, its appeal stems from the fact that this seemingly modern app is nostalgic – one with the mechanics of the 21st century and the Continue reading

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Cybercrime: The Digital War

Cybercrime: The Digital War

BY: RAHUL ROKKAM, CONTRIBUTOR

It’smore than just avoiding the classic “123456,” “qwerty,” and “football” passwords. Defined as “criminal activities carried out by means of computers or the Internet,” cybercrimes incur deleterious consequences for virtually all companies and countries.

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A Plausible Method for Microfinancing

BY: RAHUL ROKKAM, CONTRIBUTOR

INa struggle to spur economic growth in relatively stagnant economies, African leaders have long been courting foreign investors to inject capital and subsequently jump-start macro level infrastructure projects. Chris Okemo, Kenya’s Minister of Finance Continue reading

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