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  • Fischbeck’s model predicts the probability of dying

    For many people, death is high up on the list of biggest fears in life. With a Carnegie Mellon-based website, DeathRiskRankings.com, people can now find statistical evidence that will tell them their odds of dying within a certain period of time. Professor Paul Fischbeck, who is part of both the social and decision science and engineering and public policy departments, originally came up with th...

    SciTech | February 22, 2010
  • TEDTalks come to Carnegie Mellon

    Each year, Carnegie Mellon hosts a variety of panels and lectures with the goal of inspiring the campus and the surrounding community. In the spring, Carnegie Mellon will continue this tradition by hosting a series of lectures in a student-organized conference in April.

    News | February 15, 2010
  • Blocking the sun may reduce global warming

    Experts may agree that reducing carbon dioxide emissions is the best solution to solving the problem of global warming, but an engineer at Carnegie Mellon has created a new alternative. Called geoengineering, it is the science of intentionally altering the Earth’s climate to combat environmental hazards.

    SciTech | February 8, 2010
  • Student organizations collaborate, respond to Haitian crisis with fund-raisers, events

    When an earthquake struck the island nation of Haiti nearly three weeks ago, the United States was quick to respond. Carnegie Mellon students were encouraged by faculty, student government, and the many service organizations on campus to send whatever help they could to the millions of affected Haitians. Carnegie Mellon’s Division of Student Affairs and student government organized and headed vari...

    News | February 1, 2010
  • Model predicts flu strains for vaccine production

    One of the most debated health issues of 2009 was the swine flu pandemic. At Carnegie Mellon especially, the disease infected student after student at an alarming rate. While the government has issued vaccines available for the general public, one Carnegie Mellon professor has developed a model that will make any future influenza vaccines much more effective and applicable to a multitude of diseas...

    SciTech | January 18, 2010