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HCII professor studies technology in education

Amy Ogan, an assistant professor in the HCII at Carnegie Mellon, participated in a workshop at the White House Conference Center that was focused on the use of technology in English education.

Peeple app lasts despite disputes

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on the app Peeple.

CMU researchers develop muscle-powered cardiac device

Dennis Trumble, an assistant research professor in BME at Carnegie Mellon University, received a $1.2M NIH R01 grant to support his research on developing an implantable cardiac assist device.

Theoretical physics explains time travel

This week's How Things Works discusses the theories behind time travel.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover Facebook buttons, Microsoft products, supercomputers, a lack of Ebola, mammoth fossils, and the Google Lunar X Prize.

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