Insular dwarfism allows islanders to conserve resources

Islands can do funny things to an animal population. Foster’s rule states that populations will get smaller or larger when isolated on an island depending...

CMU professor studies galaxy collision

When you think about the Milky Way colliding with another galaxy, the first thing that probably comes to mind is its predicted collision with our neighbor...

Facebook hires CMU professors: fair or poaching?

Two Carnegie Mellon professors from the School of Computer Science have been hired by Facebook to head the company’s new Pittsburgh artificial intelligence...

Can universities help tech industry rethink morals?

In the wake of several high-profile ethical failures – Uber’s self-driving scandals, Facebook’s privacy violations, Google’s growing monopoly and Elizabeth...

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