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New packaging developed at CMU for drug delivery

Carnegie Mellon researchers are engineering liposome structures to deliver drugs to the body using computational models.

NavCog app from CMU, IBM maps the world for the blind

Researchers from CMU and IBM have created Navcog, an app to assist the blind in navigating their surroundings.

Pugwash: Should sentences depend on statistics?

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article summarizes last week’s discussion on the use of statistics in criminal justice.

Hurricane Patricia’s rapid growth mystifies

This week's How Things Works discusses Hurricane Patricia's rapid growth.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover neurons, DNA enzymes, whale attacks, artificial skin, the moon, and Facebook message requests.

Downloading Consciousness: a BrainHub panel discussion

Members of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition gathered to discuss downloading human consciousness onto a computer.

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