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Monday, November 21, 2016

Mellon College of Science Professors to Discuss 2016 Nobel Prizes on Nov. 29

A panel of experts from Carnegie Mellon's Mellon College of Science will discuss the science behind the 2016 Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry and Physics at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29 in Doherty Hall 1212.


Monday, November 21, 2016

David Kinderlehrer Named AAAS Fellow

Mathematical Sciences’s David Kinderlehrer has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS Fellows are elected by their peers in recognition of the recipients’ distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2016

Three MCS Professors Named Among World's Most Highly Cited Researchers

Chemistry professors Neil Donahue, Rongchao Jin and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are among the world’s most highly cited researchers in science, according to Thomson-Reuters. MORE
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Study Shows How Epilepsy Drugs Block Electrical Signals in the Brain

Chemistry's Maria Kurnikova is part of a team that published a paper in the journal Neuron that shows how one class of epilepsy drugs blocks the spread of out-of-control electrical signals in the brain during a seizure. MORE
Monday, November 14, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Hosts Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Hack Week

Sixty-five faculty, post-docs and graduate students from around the world came to Carnegie Mellon’s Pittsburgh campus for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Dark Energy Science Collaboration's Hack Week on Nov. 7-11. Hack Week was organized by McWilliams Center for Cosmology researcher and Associate Professor of Physics Rachel Mandelbaum. MORE

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