Build18 is an annual event held by the electrical and computer engineering department, in which teams of students are given one week and to build anything from 3-D printers to remote-control buggies.
CMU alumna Lisa Seacat DeLuca, a software engineer and mother of twins, is writing a children's novel that teaches binary.
The Tartan Rescue Team from Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center recently placed third at a robots skill challenge, winning one million dollars in the process.
As technology advances, self-driving cars become a reality.
This week's SciTech Briefs features a study on caffeine, chimps using hand gestures, an orbiting black hole, a portable brain scanner, the affect of a bacterium on babies, and a chemical spill.