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9 hrs ago | The Peninsula

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.


Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion


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.


Related Topix: Gadgets

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SF Signal

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.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Allegheny County, PA, State of the Union, Opinion

Business Journal

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 .


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh

Lincoln Journal

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.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, West Hamlin, WV, West Virginia University


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Stanford University

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."


Related Topix: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Heroes, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Zachary Quinto

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Westminster College

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Published in...

Dr. David Offner , assistant professor of mathematics, published "Packing the Hypercube" in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory Vol.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Yale University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

POP City

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.

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Related Topix: Smash, Entertainment, Television, Megan Hilty, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

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.


Related Topix: Austin College, Kansas State University, University of Texas at Tyler, Texas, University of Texas at Arlington

KKLA-FM Glendale

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."


Business Journal

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.


Al Bawaba

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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.


Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News, Texas A&M University

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.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Inventions, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Science, South Side (Pittsburgh, PA)