Vidya Jayanthi

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  • Fighting lung disease with machine learning

    In collaboration with Boston University, the department of computational biology at Carnegie Mellon University has developed a new technique to fight lung disease by generating lung cells with the help of machine learning.

    SciTech | February 24, 2020
  • We Don’t Need More James Bond

    To say that James Bond is an icon of cinema would be an understatement — he’s done much more than inspire the creation of Indiana Jones and change the way people order martinis. He’s become the leading man of one of the longest-running movie franchises of all time, only to be bested by the ​*Godzilla*​ movies and the ​*Carry On* films. However, with ​*No Time to Die​* releasing in April 2020, it m...

    Pillbox | February 10, 2020
  • The Irishman

    This review contains some spoilers for the movie.

    Pillbox | February 3, 2020
  • Alternative chronic pain treatment

    In the midst of America’s war against opioids, the National Institute of Health launched an initiative called Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL). A nationwide effort to curb the usage of opioids and find more effective treatments for chronic pain, HEAL has recently given a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon the chance to find an alternative treatment to the chronic pain caused by a gen...

    SciTech | January 27, 2020
  • Revolution - The Music of the Beatles

    The two-time Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) gave a moving tribute to The Beatles, performing some of their greatest hits from “Here Comes the Sun” to “I’ve Just Seen a Face” and even “Let it Be.”

    Pillbox | November 18, 2019