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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

International Research Effort Gives Neuroscientists Better Feeling About Sense of Touch

Discovery Will Help Scientists To Understand the Neuroscience Behind Somatosensation

Our sense of touch is one we often take for granted, until our leg falls asleep and we aren't able to stand, or when we experience acute pain. The sense of touch also has been taken for granted in neuroscience, where it's the sense scientists know the least about. An international group of researchers, including Carnegie Mellon University's Alison Barth, is changing that.  MORE

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Six Carnegie Mellon Faculty Members Elected Fellows of American Physical Society

Six Carnegie Mellon faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS). This represents the largest group of APS Fellows Carnegie Mellon has had in a single year. MORE
Friday, November 7, 2014

Media Advisory: Nalo Hopkinson to Present Carnegie Mellon's Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Lecture Nov. 15

Carnegie Mellon University and Parsec, Pittsburgh's premier science fiction and fantasy organization, will host young adult author Nalo Hopkinson as she gives the second lecture in the Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Lecture Series.  MORE
Friday, November 7, 2014

Princeton's Neta Bahcall To Present Bennett-McWilliams Lecture in Cosmology on Nov. 11

Prominent astrophysicist Neta Bahcall, who was the first head of the Hubble Space Telescope's Science Program Selection Office, will present Carnegie Mellon University's third Bennett-McWilliams Lecture in Cosmology at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11. MORE
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Mellon College of Science Professors to Discuss 2014 Nobel Prizes on Oct. 20

A panel of experts from Carnegie Mellon's Mellon College of Science will discuss the science behind the 2014 Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry and Physics at 5pm, Monday, Oct. 20 in Doherty Hall.   MORE

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