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CMU Hyperloop team designs pod

Carnegie Mellon Hyperloop designers create a realistic depiction of a functioning Hyperloop system in the real world and present their design for the 2016 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.

CMU alumnus receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation for research

Carnegie Mellon alumnus and trustee, Jonathan Rothberg, receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation for his Next Generation DNA sequencing research.

Researchers use machine learning to understand synapses

Carnegie Mellon researchers are comparing activity between multiple brain species to glean a much more robust understanding of the synaptic arrangements within the brain.

How Things Work: Internet Networks Connect Users

This week's How Things Work discusses how users are connected to the Internet via networks and devices.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover geckos, hagfish slime, biodegradable robots, zebra stripes, Internet overuse, and venus flytraps.

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