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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.

'Smart headlights' could improve nighttime driving visibility

Nearly half of all car accidents occur at night, and rain and snow only make matters worse. Carnegie Mellon researchers are developing a way around this problem: smart headlights.

Recent study suggests parents may be healthier than non-parents

While child rearing usually leads to sleepless nights, parent-teacher conferences, and countless trips to the hospital, a recent study suggests that being a parent may make you healthier.

How Things Work

Through all the triple digit temperature madness of this summer, we've been reminded to drink lots of water and stay cool in order to avoid, among other heat-associated ailments, heat stroke.

SciTech Briefs

On Aug. 6, viewers around the world watched a live feed of mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Ca., where scientists cheered as the Mars Science Laboratory landed on Mars.

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