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Carnegie Mellon to Test Duolingo Inc.'s Latest App

Duolingo Inc. is taking English certification mobile, and Carnegie Mellon University is putting the app maker’s test to the test.

CMU team wins Better Buildings contest

A team of CMU students brought home two Best Proposal awards from the 2014 Better Buildings Case Competition.

Sailfish allows for faster gene studies

Carl Kingsford and his team have developed Sailfish, a revolutionary new software that will allow scientists to analyze massive amounts of RNA gene expression data in a matter of minutes.

Spergel journeys through time at Bennett-McWilliams lecture

David Spergel took his audience back in time at the second Bennett-McWilliams lecture in Rashid Auditorium last Thursday with his creatively named talk, “Taking the Universe’s Baby Picture.”

Dinosaur fossils are extracted from surrounding matrix

This week's How Things Work is about how dinosaur fossils are extracted from the ground and incorporated into museum displays.

Pugwash: Corporatization is here to stay

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on the corporatization of academics.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs are about Chernobyl birds, tsetse flies, the Y chromosome, MERS, FDA regulations, and liquid found on Mars.

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