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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Chuck Gitzen and Joe Rudman win Andy Awards

Joe Rudman and Chuck Gitzen were Andy Award Winners for their long and distinguished service to Carnegie Mellon University and the Physics Department. MORE
Monday, September 29, 2014

Viral Infection Might Just Be a Phase Transition

In two separate studies, Carnegie Mellon University biophysicist Alex Evilevitch has shown that in viruses that infect both bacteria and humans, a phase transition at the temperature of infection allows the DNA to change from a rigid crystalline structure into a fluid-like structure that facilitates infection. MORE
Friday, August 29, 2014

Robert Swendsen named one of Pittsburgh's Top Professors by Pittsburgh Magazine

Robert Swendsen has been named one of Pittsburgh's Top Professors in the September 2014 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine. MORE