Media Coverage-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

2013

Bayer looks for source of benzene, pushes resource consortium
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 11, 2013

The region's supply of shale gas could solve another problem is government and industry collaborate on new was to convert it to benzene.  Bayer Corp. has been talking about the project for about a year, says chemical engineering and chemistry professor Andrew Gellman...read more


The multiplicity of being is on the line from memory
Ciencia Hoje, January 10, 2013

BSA Alumna Joana Ricou's first solo exhibition of her art based on memory opens in Lisbon, Portugal...read more


New Year, New Life for Governor's School
Keystone Edge, January 10, 2013

The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences is a summer program hosted by Carnegie Mellon University for high school students to conduct sophisticated research and study various scientific disciplines. When the state stopped funding the program in 2009, alumni and their parents were determined to bring it back. For now, they have...read more


Safety Testing System for Development of New Chemicals Proposed to Avoid Harmful Endocrine Disruptors
Medical News Today, January 9, 2011

A group of scientists from North America and Europe, including Carnegie Mellon University's Terry Collins, has developed a five-tiered testing system that manufacturers can use to ensure that the chemicals and consumer products they produce are free of harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals like BPA or DDT...read more


Biophysical Society announces winners of 2013 Education Committee travel awards
Eurekalert, January 8, 2013

The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its Education Committee travel award to attend the Biophysical Society's 57th Annual Meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, February 2-26, 2013. The recipients of this competitive award, all of whom are students and postdoctoral fellows, are selected based on scientific merit. Computational biology doctoral student John Kang is a recipient...read more


Slo-mo solves miracle's mystery
The Tribune Democrat, January 6, 2013

A 40-year-old argument associated with the NFL's greatest play -- the Immaculate Reception -- is no longer a mystery. Slow motion replays and physics tests done at Carnegie Mellon explain the controversial play...read more