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  • HEALTH: Health Line

    Cancer linked to chicken, bacon

    Eating bacon at least five times a week could increase a person’s chances of developing bladder cancer by 59 percent, according to a recent study. A similar result is apparent in individuals who eat skinless chicken; their risk is 52 percent greater.

    SciTech | December 4, 2006
  • National Institutes of Health awards $8.5 million for biomedical research

    The National Institutes of Health recently awarded the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) an $8.5 million grant for biomedical research. The grant extends support of the National Resource for Biomedical Supercomputing (NRBSC) for an additional five years.

    SciTech | November 20, 2006
  • Dollar Movie

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    Pillbox | November 20, 2006
  • SciTech Briefs

    Tests underway for fake pancreas

    Scientists at Cambridge University are currently testing an artificial pancreas for children with Type 1 diabetes. The device, which consists of a glucose sensor, insulin pump, and a processor, would be partially implanted into children whose bodies are incapable of producing insulin.

    SciTech | November 13, 2006
  • Three Carnegie Mellon Ph.D. candidates devise way to track dollars

    It’s a common situation among roommates: Having just received a bill for this month’s utilities, everyone tries to figure out how much is owed and who owes what.

    After seeing this same situation continually occur, three Ph.D. candidates in Carnegie Mellon’s computer science department decided to do something about it.

    SciTech | October 30, 2006