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CMU researchers develop a system to print 3-D creatures

Disney and Carnegie Mellon researchers have developed both digital and physical prototypes for several functioning 3-D printable robotic creatures.

CMU researchers develop web tool to analyze big data

Researchers at the Robotics Institute have developed Explorable Visual Analytics (EVA) to change the way people visualize and find patterns in large data sets, as well as share their findings.

Precise data could help with treatment of chronic illness

Samantha Kleinberg, an associate professor of computer science at the Stevens Institute of Technology, gave a lecture about the need for precise data.

Gene drives offer possibility of mass genetic transformation

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 gene drives.

Sense of smell has roles in memory, taste, and emotions

This week's How Things Works discusses how your sense of smell plays a role in other cognitive functions.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover new HCI software, outer space laptops, astronauts on Mars, patterns in genetic diseases, supernovas, and rehabilitating stroke patients.

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