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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Training the Next Olympic Champions ... in Math

Seventy of the best high school mathematicians from around the world, including the six-member U.S. IMO team, arrived at Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus on June 7 to embark on a three-week program that will push them to become better problem-solvers. MORE

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On June 9, 2016, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) celebrated its 30th anniversary. The beginning of PSC’s fourth decade will see the center with two new supercomputers—the National Science Foundation-funded Bridges system and an Anton 2 molecular dynamics simulation system, provided by D. E. Shaw Research and funded by the National Institutes of Health. MORE
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Clouds Provide Clue to Better Climate Predictions

A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment, including Chemistry Professor Neil Donahue, have uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution. The findings are key to creating accurate models to understand and predict global climate change. MORE
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Rebecca Doerge Appointed Dean of the Mellon College of Science

Rebecca Doerge, the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, has been appointed as the next dean of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University, effective Aug. 1. Doerge will hold joint faculty appointments in the Department of Biological Sciences in the Mellon College of Science and the Department of Statistics in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Chien Ho Develops Bio-Mimicry Method for Preparing and Labeling Stem Cells

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University Professor of Biological Sciences Chien Ho have developed a new method for preparing mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) that not only leads to the production of more native stem cells, but also labels them with a FDA approved iron-oxide nanoparticle (Ferumoxytol). The technology could allow researchers to track the cells in vivousing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during preclinical and clinical trials. MORE

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