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Robot butler can open doors, talk, and separate Oreos

CMU researchers have created HERB — the Home Exploring Robot Butler — that can open doors, microwave meals, and even separate an Oreo cookie from its cream.

Pipeline aims to help online projects

Kurt Luther, a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, is the creator of Pipeline, a tool that will help people collaborate on online projects.

CMU roboticists develop CHIMP for DARPA challenge

Tartan Rescue Team, a team from Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), is developing the CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform (CHIMP) robot to compete in the challenge.

How Things Work: sunglasses

How Things Work explores the many technologies that go into protective eyewear.

SciTech Briefs

Scitech briefs explains a lumpy universe and a possible major advancement in computing.

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