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Research Profiles: An insight into the Ly Lab

Danith Ly is an assistant professor in the department of chemistry. His lab focuses on research and development at the interface of chemistry and biology,...

CMU team wins digital game grant

Last fall, mtvU and Cisco Systems set out to find college students with innovative ideas that could help develop digital content for the next generation....

CMU undergrad isolates key cancer enzyme

Kimberly Kicielinski, a senior chemistry and psychology major, will leave Carnegie Mellon this May to attend medical school at Penn State. Kicielinski’s...

Marijuana: Yes or no to medicinal use?

The use of marijuana for medical purposes has been debated for many years. While some consider the plant to be a phenomenal ailment reliever, others believe...

Feeling the beat: movement influences infant rhythm perception

Rhythms are vital from the beginning of our lives. Consider that the first thing a fetus feels is his mother’s heartbeat. Later, upon developing ears,...

Cognitive abilities directly linked to dysbindin-1

“How did she do that?” Have you ever wondered what allowed your roommate to do better than you on that particular test, even though you studied together?...

How Things Work: Hypnosis

Even though it originated in the early 1800's, hypnosis is a psychological phenomenon that is still not fully understood by scientists and doctors today....

Briefs

Haplotype Mapping Project is underway A new project based of off the human genome project is currently underway to provide a public database of human...

Highlights

• A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh has received a five-year, $13.3 million grant from the National Institutes...

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