This edition is archived.

CMU programmers compete in international contest

The 30th annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM, has gathered the world’s brightest computer programming talent...

Carnegie Mellon team develops disability-friendly devices

Sometimes tech projects that make the largest impact don’t revolve around high-end, new technology. The key is the approach taken to finding a solution...

Dermabond: surgical superglue

In the past, people who have been seriously wounded were given stitches that required surgery and often left unattractive scars. Now, an innovative solution...

How Things Work: Nootropics

Every few weeks at Carnegie Mellon University, hell rolls around. It comes in the form of three exams, two problem sets, a research paper, and a group...

Briefs

Varibel: glasses that aid in hearing A recent innovation from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands unveiled a new hearing aid called Varibel...

Fun Facts

• Your brain uses 10 times more oxygen than the rest of your body. • On average, an adult laughs about 15 times a day; a child laughs 400 times. • The...

« Newer stories Older stories »