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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ph.D. Graduate Collaborates Internationally on Microscope Research Techniques

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Carnegie Mellon University's Madeleine Kelly spent two weeks at the University of Manchester in England collaborating on the use of a powerful electron microscope.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Researchers Find New Vehicle Emissions Deceptively Clean

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CMU researchers have found that newer gasoline vehicles emit less particulate matter, but vapors in the "cleaner" exhaust form particulate matter long after exiting the tailpipe.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Develops Landmark Achievement in Walking Technology

Walking Technology
Published in Science, their technique, called human-in-the-loop optimization, customizes walking assistance for individuals and significantly lessens the amount of energy needed when walking.
Thursday, June 8, 2017

CMU-Africa Graduates 100th Student

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Carnegie Mellon University Africa hosted its fourth graduation ceremony June 6 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Could an App Help End Pre-Term Birth?

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CMU scientists have partnered with maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC to develop an app to help reduce the number of pre-term births.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Researchers Unveil New Meter To Help Create Stronger Passwords

Password meter
The meter offers real-time feedback and advice to help people create better passwords.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Baruch Fischhoff Elected to National Academy of Sciences

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Carnegie Mellon University's Baruch Fischhoff, a renowned expert in decision science and risk analysis, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Cohen-Karni Studies Electrical Activity of Neurons

Electrical Activity of Neurons
Tzahi Cohen-Karni was awarded the Office of Naval Research’s Young Investigator Award, which supports scientists who show exceptional promise for creative research early in their career.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Africa Students Attended Facebook Conference

CMU Africa Students
The students showcased their messenger bots to some of the world’s top tech developers.
Friday, April 21, 2017

Pozzi Earns NSF CAREER Award To Help Optimize Data Collection from Sensors

Matteo Pozzi
Matteo Pozzi sees great potential in sensors and robotic technology that collect data to help inform decision-making.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A Grand Challenge

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The National Academy of Engineering gathered for a regional meeting and symposium at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute to discuss cybersecurity, which is now one of the greatest challenges in the 21st century.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Student Team Takes Top Prize in HP, Intel Design Challenge

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The students created a wearable exercise system for astronauts that relieves muscle atrophy in microgravity.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Klatzky, Morgan Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Roberta Klatzky and Granger Morgan
Faculty members Roberta Klatzky and M. Granger Morgan have joined the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic leaders.
Friday, March 31, 2017

CyLab Challenges Young Students To Give Hacking a Try

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Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab is teaching middle- and high-school students the basics of hacking.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Research Suggests Noninvasive Way To Suppress Epileptic Seizures

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Carnegie Mellon University and University of California, Berkeley researchers have introduced a noninvasive approach that could mitigate epileptic seizures.

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