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  • Neuralink monkey plays pong

    Once considered science fiction, brain implants and research into brain-computer interfaces have made gargantuan strides, with implants helping paralyzed individuals drink beer and letting humans play pong with their minds. Brain implants have beco...

    SciTech | April 12, 2021
  • SciTech Roundup, April 5

    CMU researchers design conductive silver hydrogel

    SciTech | April 5, 2021
  • SciTech Roundup March 15

    Online hacking competition launches March 16

    SciTech | March 15, 2021
  • How Brita filters work

    It’s no secret that Pittsburgh doesn’t have the highest water quality. From the presence of lead to disinfection byproducts, contaminated drinking water is dangerous for everyone, especially vulnerable p...

    SciTech | March 8, 2021
  • Research Roundup, March 1

    Improved microneedle arrays for vaccine delivery

    No one likes getting shots, but vaccines and herd immunity are important components of both public and personal health and wellbeing. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the focus has mainly been on developing novel vaccines to combat the virus, but equally important to having an effective vaccine is having a system that can reliably and efficiently...

    SciTech | March 1, 2021