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Massively Open Online Courses impact education

Gerhard Fischer, a professor of computer science, hosted a lecture about Massively Open Online Courses and their impacts on modern education.

CMU student wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Senior mathematical sciences major Tomer Reiter is the second Carnegie Mellon student to receive the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Media coverage alters understanding of scientific issues

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion about how the media portrays science.

Meteorology explains science of polar vortices

This week's How Things Work explains the science of polar vortices.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs are about dogs' responses to facial expressions, online dating, marijuana munchies, GMO apples, possible HIV vaccine, and telescopic contact lenses.

Professor Lorrie Cranor gives lecture on password security

Lorrie Cranor, professor of computer science and engineering and public policy at CMU, hosted a lecture on password security.

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