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Recent findings by Alex Evilevitch, associate professor of physics at Carnegie Mellon University, have shed light on several of the mechanisms behind viral infection.
Soft robotics research at Carnegie Mellon has inspired Disney's new character, Baymax, from the movie Big Hero 6.
Robin Hunicke, co-founder of the independent game studio Funomena and creator of The Sims, spoke in a Human-Computer Interaction Seminar Series lecture last Wednesday.
This week's How Things Work is about solar cells and semiconductors.
This week's SciTech Briefs are about Antares, bats, exoskeletons, Cretaceous footprints, Parkinson's, and "ghostly presences."