Carl Kingsford, associate professor at Carnegie Mellon’s Lane Center for Computational Biology, received a grant to study genetic data searching algorithms.
Philip LeDuc, a professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon, studies the mechanical aspects of cellular communication.
Guest speaker Jon Froehlich gave a human-computer interaction lecture last week on developing mechanisms to identify accessible places for people with disabilities.
Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a discussion on the issue of military research being conducted at academic institutions.
This week's How Things Work explains the process behind 3-D printing.
This week's SciTech briefs covers a mammoth skeleton, Titan's stratosphere, DNA wires, the Antares rocket, a unique enzyme, and lab-grown stomachs.