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Stories by Julianne Chiaet

Global STEM Alliance Adds SUNY and Buenos Aires to Education Network

Global STEM Alliance Adds SUNY and Buenos Aires to Education Network

The future of tomorrow’s global economy relies on the education of children today and the technology they will be able to produce, which is why the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) and Cisco established a partnership earlier this year to encourage children to take on professions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known [...]

November 27, 2013 — Julianne Chiaet

Winners of the Dance Your PhD Competition Revealed

For the past 6 years, Science magazine and its publisher, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, have challenged researchers to explain their doctoral research through interpretive dance.

November 25, 2013 — Julianne Chiaet
Civilian Drones to Change How We Respond to Emergencies

Civilian Drones to Change How We Respond to Emergencies

You may think you know what a “drone” is. But the word  “clearly means a lot of things to a lot of different people,” according to Dean Jansen, co-director of the Drones and Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC), which took place in October.

November 25, 2013 — Julianne Chiaet
Why Do Antidepressants Take So Long to Work?

Why Do Antidepressants Take So Long to Work?

Kate wanted to die. She remembers the moment the psychiatrist said “the antidepressant isn’t going to work right away. Can you promise to be here next week and not kill yourself?” “I told her no,” Kate says.

November 15, 2013 — Julianne Chiaet
Jimmy Carter Fights to Eliminate Eye Disease That Plagued His Childhood

Jimmy Carter Fights to Eliminate Eye Disease That Plagued His Childhood

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was at Pfizer Headquarters in Manhattan on November 5th to honor the 15th anniversary of the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), a non-for-profit program dedicated to eliminating the eye disease as a public health concern by 2020.

November 7, 2013 — Julianne Chiaet