Rohan Varma Assistant SciTech Editor
MCS faculty explain 2014 Nobel Prizes at panel discussion
Every year, six Nobel Prizes are awarded for achievements in medicine and physiology, physics, chemistry, literature, economics, and peace initiatives. These are some of the highest awards that a professional can receive in recognition for their work, documenting projects that often took decades to finish. However, if you were asked to explain why some of these titans in their field received the c...SciTech | October 27, 2014
Career fairs prompt students to wonder: start-up or big firm?
With the Technical Opportunities Conference just around the corner, Weigand Gym will soon be filled with recruiters and students from various technical majors.
As college students applying for internships and jobs, we often focus on the immediate problem: secure an offer letter. What we don’t usually plan for is the good, yet stressful, problem that sometimes follows: multiple companies want you ...Special | September 9, 2014
Dimensionality reduction helps neuroscience studies
Oftentimes, analyzing a large system by only looking at its individual parts is a hopeless task.SciTech | September 9, 2014
How Things Work: Google and Facebook race to provide faster Internet
The United States began developing and using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the early 1900s. They have been used to spy on other countries, attack enemy bases, and even track the movement of our forces in battle.SciTech | April 21, 2014
Mobots navigate race course for the 20th year despite rain
On the first day of Carnival, comedian Hannibal Buress took the stage at Midway and poked fun at some of the oddities about Carnegie Mellon University. He laughed at our fraternities for standing around, playing a ball-throwing game while blasting “Call Me Maybe.” He laughed at our students for wearing Google Glass. He also jokingly assumed that everyone in the audience was a robot-builder. It see...SciTech | April 14, 2014