MellonHeads, a recently-formed group that fosters collaboration, hosted an event entitled "Hackathons Demystified" in which they discussed the benefits of hackathons.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon are investigating a way to use paper water filters that also double as pages for an educational book for underdeveloped and developing countries.
Stefanie A. Sydlik, a Carnegie Mellon alumnus, spoke last Tuesday about new orthopedic materials as part of a seminar series hosted by the biomedical engineering department.
Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on the ability of Google, and like companies, to sway elections.
This week's How Things Work discusses forest fires and techniques that firefighters use.
This week's SciTech Briefs cover invisibility cloaks, tsunami predictions, ocean wildlife depletion, ad-blocking, activating brain cells, and bird IQ tests.