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Robotics on a roll: Researchers unveil Ballbot

Legs may now be obsolete — at least for robots. After a team of Carnegie Mellon researchers recently unveiled a new robot that requires neither the use...

How Things Work: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Advances in medical technology have changed not only the way that doctors treat patients, but also how doctors discover what, exactly, needs to be treated. One...

Carnegie connections: Science in Pittsburgh

When students first arrive at Carnegie Mellon, the prospect of living in Pittsburgh can, to some, seem overwhelmingly bleak. A strong scientific and cultural...

SciTechBriefs

Pluto demoted as definition of ‘planet’ changes The International Astronomical Union (IAU) defined the meaning of the term “planet” last Thursday in...

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