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CIT professor Ed Rubin wins Nobel Prize for Peace

Professor Ed Rubin of the engineering and public policy and mechanical engineering departments of Carnegie Mellon is among the recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize award.

CMU grad student designs robot leg

It would not be surprising to see something akin to the Transformers pacing our campus some day.

How Things Work: Speech Recognition

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” said Arthur C. Clarke, renowned science fiction author of the 20th century — and even today, we see the truth of this statement everywhere before our eyes.

Health Talk: Frostbites

During the cold winter months, frozen extremities are fairly common occurrences. Low temperatures and biting winds cause extreme discomfort and can be painful.


Read about seizure drugs, the harms of double dipping, why you should always wash your hands, and much more.

SciTech Briefs

Microsoft bids on Yahoo, the black death comes back to life, and a student and teacher discover dark matter.

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