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CMU presents healthcare conference

Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College and Tepper School of Business hosted the 3rd Annual Innovation in Healthcare Technology Conference this past Friday.

Computer game used to design novel sequences of RNA

Researchers have created EteRNA, a computer game that enables players around the world to construct novel and robust RNA sequences that could potentially be utilized in biological experiments.

Robotics lecture on fingertips and tactile function

Vincent Hayward presented a talk on Friday titled “How the mechanics of the fingertip impact the tactile and gripping function of the hand,” as part of the Robotics Institute lecture series.

Pugwash: Personal genomics an issue of debate

This week's Pugwash discussion was on direct-to-consumer DNA testing and how its results are used.

Varying air temperatures cause mirages

Mirages are caused by refraction and differences in air temperatures.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs is on the Paracas skulls and the Nye vs. Ham debate on evolution and creationism.

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