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  • Software detects stylistic features

    Carl Doersch, a doctoral student studying machine learning, and his colleagues have developed new graphical software capable of identifying stylistic features of cities. The team, composed of researchers from both Carnegie Mellon and the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique, has published its work in the computer graphics journal ACM Transactions on Graphics.

    SciTech | September 10, 2012
  • Vision restoration nearing reality with new system in development

    Carnegie Mellon senior systems scientist Shawn Kelly is developing a retinal prosthesis capable of restoring vision to those with degenerative eye diseases. He was recently awarded a four-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to continue his research.

    SciTech | August 19, 2012
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    New species of gecko discovered in Papua New Guinea

    A new species of gecko with black and gold bands across its body was discovered deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea.

    SciTech | April 23, 2012
  • Students flock to Ron Paul

    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul stopped by his home town of Pittsburgh last Friday to speak as part of his presidential campaign trail. About 2,300 people attended his speech at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum. His message, which emphasized the importance of an isolationist foreign policy and the dangers of an overreaching government, drew enthusiastic applause from his ...

    News | April 23, 2012
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    Baboons learn pre-reading skills

    SciTech | April 16, 2012

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