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Pittsburgh is pilot city for science ambassador program

Due to a growing need for a connection between scientists, engineers, and the public, Pittsburgh will serve as the pilot city for a science and engineering ambassador program.

Software detects stylistic features

Carl Doersch, a doctoral student studying machine learning, and his colleagues have developed new graphical software capable of identifying stylistic features of cities.

How Things Work: Sunscreen

Summertime typically means more time spent in the sun. The result — either a painful burn or a healthy glow — probably depended on the use of (or lack of) one indispensable item: sunscreen.

SciTech Briefs

Crabs that live a half-mile deep in the ocean may be using a novel way to protect themselves from toxic food.

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