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Professor included in Pop Sci’s Brilliant 10

Computer science professor Andre Platzer earned a place among scientists who are pushing the boundaries of what can be done in their field of study.

CMU creates super efficient, energy saving computer clusters

Carnegie Mellon University's computer science department has come up with a system that consumes far less energy than conventional computer clusters.

How Things Work: Touchscreens

Touchscreen technology is quickly advancing, and such screens can now be manufactured with very high sensitivities and accuracies.

Health Talk: Alzheimer's disease

Learn about Alzheimer's disease, a disorder in which the neurons gradually degenerate, giving rise to impaired mental function.

Sci/Tech briefs

The ability of neurons to keep track of time may provide important insight in patients with Parkinson's, who have trouble coordinating movements.

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