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Bio-inspired medical device improves ankle rehabilitation

Yong-Lae Park, an assistant professor in the Robotics Institute and the School of Computer Science, is developing bio-inspired orthotic devices for foot and ankle rehabilitation.

How compass apps can tell direction

Whether using a 200 BCE compass or the compass app on the iPhone 5S, the Earth’s magnetic field is the key to having reliable directions.

Liability issues inherent to technology

Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science, technology, and medicine in our society. This week's discussion is on technology and liability.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs feature cat whisker sensors, the Mars rover, fruit flies sensing cancer cells, shark extinction, scientific video games, and earthquake predictions.

Solar Splash takes the next big step

The Carnegie Mellon Solar Splash team will be competing in the Netherlands and Monaco against international, professional teams this summer.

Overview of recent discoveries at CMU

Carnegie Mellon’s researchers are constantly making new discoveries in various fields of science. Here are summaries of some recent findings that you might have missed.

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