CMU presents healthcare conference
Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College and Tepper School of Business hosted the 3rd Annual Innovation in Healthcare Technology Conference this past Friday.
Computer game used to design novel sequences of RNA
Researchers have created EteRNA, a computer game that enables players around the world to construct novel and robust RNA sequences that could potentially be utilized in biological experiments.
Robotics lecture on fingertips and tactile function
Vincent Hayward presented a talk on Friday titled “How the mechanics of the fingertip impact the tactile and gripping function of the hand,” as part of the Robotics Institute lecture series.
Pugwash: Personal genomics an issue of debate
This week's Pugwash discussion was on direct-to-consumer DNA testing and how its results are used.
Varying air temperatures cause mirages
Mirages are caused by refraction and differences in air temperatures.
This week's SciTech Briefs is on the Paracas skulls and the Nye vs. Ham debate on evolution and creationism.