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CMU students to compete in Robot Art 2016 contest

A team of CMU students is participating in the first annual Robot Art competition, an international competition with a cash prize of $100,000 for the winning team's institution.

Novel hardware systems developed to improve prosthesis

Steve Collins and Hartmut Geyer are developing universal device emulators, allowing researchers to understand how to improve prosthetic limbs and hopefully lead to improved designs and prescription.

Terrorist social media usage requires complex solutions

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 social media and terrorism.

Encryption techniques used to secure private information

This week's How Things Work discusses symmetric and asymmetric key encryption.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover glow-in-the-dark carbon, magnetic fields and black holes, human gene editing, Etruscan tombs, solar energy storage, and the Samsung and Apple patent dispute.

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