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Mathematical Theorem Finds Gerrymandering in PA Congressional District Maps

Pennsylvania’s congressional district maps are almost certainly the result of gerrymandering according to an analysis based on a new mathematical theorem on bias in Markov Chains developed by Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh mathematicians

Atmospheric Chemist Neil Donahue Wins Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest

Neil M. Donahue, the Thomas Lord Professor of Chemistry has been named the winner of the 2017 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest. Given by the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Esselen Award recognizes a chemist whose scientific and technical work has contributed to the public well-being.

Physicists Search for Supersymmetry at the Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, colliding protons 40 million times every second. Currently, physicists at Carnegie Mellon are using the LHC to look for light supersymmetric particles.

Chemist Yisong Guo Receives NSF CAREER Award

Guo, an assistant professor of chemistry, received the five-year grant to study three newly discovered non-heme mononuclear iron-containing (NHM-Fe) enzymes. These enzymes are known to play a role in a number of processes that impact health and aging.

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