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10 hrs ago | New Scientist

Mini robot doctors that could swim in your bloodstream

Tiny robots could help you heal. Acting as mini technicians, they could one day assemble medical devices inside the body.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Carnegie Mellon system lets iPad users explore data with their fingers

In Kinetica, data points can be manipulated by hand and respond to virtual tools, such as filters and lenses.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Computers, Science, Computer Science

21 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

A question of conversion

Many with ties to the energy industry are fighting a perception battle that is preventing more compressed natural gas vehicles from hitting the road.

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Related Topix: Williamsport, PA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Working Theater Presents Off-Broadway Premiere of Cherry Smoke, Now thru 5/18 at Urban Stages

Working Theater, in its 29th season off-Broadway, will continue its current exploration of the face of poverty in America, with James McManus' Princess Grace Award-winning play, CHERRY SMOKE.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Hotel!, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

The Peninsula

Rota honours Adult Literacy instructors

DOHA: Reach Out To Asia recognised the achievements of Education City's low-skilled workers and volunteer student tutors who participated in Rota's Adult English Literacy Programme, during a recent reflection event at the Education City Student Centre.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

Business Wire

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Al Bawaba

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The graduate student and faculty visit aimed to cultivate a deeper understanding of Doha's extraordinary urban environment within the scale and scope of the architectural expansion underway at Qatar Foundation Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development recently hosted a delegation from Columbia University in the City of New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Columbia University, Interior Design, Arts

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar co-hosted the fourth annual Undergraduate Conference in Information Systems alongside Carnegie Mellon University and the Qatar Association for Information Systems chapter.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

O-R Online

Kayakers, canoeists pick up trash along Ten Mile Creeka

Volunteers, from left, Beth Kahkoner of Washington County Watershed Alliance, and Carnegie Mellon University students Nick Lam and Aravindh Mehendran return Saturday from the clean-up of Ten Mile Creek with a large piece of discarded heavy plastic.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Marianna, PA, Washington & Jefferson College

The Capital-Journal

Hi-Park students to preview play they hope to perform in Scotland

Before seven Highland Park High School students perform a play in August in Scotland at the largest arts festival in the world, they will preview it next weekend at the school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Theater, Arts, Topeka, KS, The Juilliard School

The Peninsula

Call to develop new sources of energy

Ilker Baybars, Dean of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, presenting a memento to Bart Cahir , President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar in Doha.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Fish Sandwich Chronicles: A Review

As we come to Good Friday and Easter, it's the final installment of this year's Fish Sandwich Chronicles from the Pittsburgh Business Times Senior Reporter Patty Tascarella.

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Journal and Courier

Cantor to share Jewish history

Arik Luck is dressed in costume as Moishe Oysher, the subject of his lecture concert April 26 at Temple Israel in West Lafayette.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Gizmag

Google Street View tech can solve CAPTCHA puzzles

Do you get frustrated filling out those online forms with jumbled letters to prove that you're human, only to get them wrong? They're called CAPTCHA puzzles and are designed to be difficult for computers to crack.

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Related Topix: Gadgets

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SF Signal

INTERVIEW: Django Wexler Talks About Publishing, Perseverance, and...

Django Wexler graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh with degrees in creative writing and computer science, and worked for the university in artificial intelligence research.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers

Post-gazette.com

Costly compliment: A campus closes to give Obama a political prop

President Barack Obama looks at Pittsburgh and sees a phoenix rising out of the fire and ash of its own destruction - the collapse of the steel industry three decades ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Allegheny County, PA, State of the Union, Opinion

Business Journal

Suresh: 36 companies expected to spin out of Carnegie Mellon this year

One notable presence at the groundbreaking for a new 217,000-square-foot office building at Bakery Square was Subra Suresh .

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Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh

Lincoln Journal

Board updated on Cyert Center visit

Staff from the county's preschool education program recently updated the Lincoln County Board of Education on a visit to the Cyert Center for Early Education in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, West Hamlin, WV, West Virginia University

Nanodot

Will crowdsourced RNA designs advance nanotechnology?

Back in July of 2012 we noted here the advent of a new online game that allows players to design RNA molecules, and wondered whether it could be part of a crowd-sourced, citizen science path toward high throughput, atomically precise manufacturing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Stanford University

Las Cruces Sun-News

In Film: Q&A with actor and producer Zachary Quinto

Actor Zachary Quinto nearly gave up his dreams of an acting career until fate and opportunity intervened to give him the role of Sylar, a serial killer on "Heroes."

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Heroes, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Zachary Quinto

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