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Call to develop new sources of energy
Ilker Baybars, Dean of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, presenting a memento to Bart Cahir , President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar in Doha.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Fish Sandwich Chronicles: A Review
As we come to Good Friday and Easter, it's the final installment of this year's Fish Sandwich Chronicles from the Pittsburgh Business Times Senior Reporter Patty Tascarella.
Journal and Courier
Cantor to share Jewish history
Arik Luck is dressed in costume as Moishe Oysher, the subject of his lecture concert April 26 at Temple Israel in West Lafayette.
Google Street View tech can solve CAPTCHA puzzles
Do you get frustrated filling out those online forms with jumbled letters to prove that you're human, only to get them wrong? They're called CAPTCHA puzzles and are designed to be difficult for computers to crack.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
INTERVIEW: Django Wexler Talks About Publishing, Perseverance, and...
Django Wexler graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh with degrees in creative writing and computer science, and worked for the university in artificial intelligence research.
Costly compliment: A campus closes to give Obama a political prop
President Barack Obama looks at Pittsburgh and sees a phoenix rising out of the fire and ash of its own destruction - the collapse of the steel industry three decades ago.
Suresh: 36 companies expected to spin out of Carnegie Mellon this year
One notable presence at the groundbreaking for a new 217,000-square-foot office building at Bakery Square was Subra Suresh .
Board updated on Cyert Center visit
Staff from the county's preschool education program recently updated the Lincoln County Board of Education on a visit to the Cyert Center for Early Education in Pittsburgh.
Will crowdsourced RNA designs advance nanotechnology?
Back in July of 2012 we noted here the advent of a new online game that allows players to design RNA molecules, and wondered whether it could be part of a crowd-sourced, citizen science path toward high throughput, atomically precise manufacturing.
Las Cruces Sun-News
In Film: Q&A with actor and producer Zachary Quinto
Actor Zachary Quinto nearly gave up his dreams of an acting career until fate and opportunity intervened to give him the role of Sylar, a serial killer on "Heroes."
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Published in...
Dr. David Offner , assistant professor of mathematics, published "Packing the Hypercube" in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory Vol.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Carnegie Mellon architecture professor and students recognized for Garfield cityLAB efforts
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recognized cityLAB , Urban Design Build Studio and Carnegie Mellon University architecture professor John Folan with the 2014 ACSA Collaborative Practice Award for cityLAB's 6% Place project in Garfield.
Study: Hands-Free Cell Phone Use in Cars Not Much Protection
Network World - Don't feel so smug about how safety conscious you are by using a hands-free cell phone in the car: Carnegie Mellon University researchers say you're still likely going to be distracted.
Megan Hilty Set to Headline Alliance Theatre's a Tony Evening on 5/10
Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre will host its 6th annual A Tony Evening at the W Hotel - Midtown on May 10, 2014.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals
Austin College President Marjorie Hass announces the launch of the Austin College Gateways initiative, with phase one of the program focused on students interested in law medicine, healthcare, accounting, and other professions.
Study Claims Most Millennials 'Talk to God' but Do Not Identify as 'Religious'
A new study says that more than half of 18 to 34-year-olds "look to religion," and about 60 percent say they "talk to God."
Couple gives CMU $1M for Tepper Quadrangle construction
Carnegie Mellon University will get $1 million from a couple to help build the new Tepper School of Business.
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Qatar Science Leadership Program , a constituent of Qatar Foundation Research and Development , attracted more than 115 students to an open information session, signifying their growing interest in scientific research.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
AMS Colloquium: The rights and wrongs of mixing
To most, the action of manually mixing two immiscible fluids or materials is an afterthought.
East Liberty startup SolePower catching global attention
A forward-thinking idea to transfer the kinetic energy of forward progress into cell phone-charging electricity has earned two East Liberty startup founders a spot on Popular Science's 2014 Invention Awards list.