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Political speech patterns analyzed

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s Language Technologies Institute are interested in applying readability analysis methods to examine presidential campaign speeches.

Cells’ electrical activity measured in 3-D model

Tzahi Cohen-Karni, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and materials science and engineering, won the NSF CAREER award for his research into 3D cell communication using nanosensors.

Humans biologically driven to make sense of life

George Loewenstein, the Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Economics and Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, uses biological drives to make sense of the world.

The right to be forgotten creates ethical controversy

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 right to be forgotten.

Computer-generated imaging creates entire new worlds

This week's How Things Work discusses three dimensional CGI animation from a cinematic perspective.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover the first synthesized bacterial cell, Yellowstone eruptions, new catalysts to split water, vegan diets, the teenage chatbot, and supernova shockwave blasts.

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