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  • Lunar Gala 2016 is absolutely stunning

    This past Friday, Feb. 13, Carnegie Mellon’s annual Lunar Gala was held in Wiegand Gymnasium. This year was the show’s 20th anniversary, so the hype was pretty grand. With separate teams for producing, modeling, designing, dancing, tech, and others, this event really showcases the incredible passion of Carnegie Mellon students who have spent much of last semester and January preparing for it. But ...

    Pillbox | February 15, 2016
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Hey Joshua!

    I’ve got a little bit of a medical issue, and I’m not quite sure where to turn. I’ve talked to Health Services and even CaPS, but nobody can really understand me like you, you beautiful, faceless man.

    Pillbox | February 15, 2016
  • Wireless mice use radio wave technology

    Computer mice, named so for their scurrying movements, are the most interactive features of modern-day computers. Wireless mice, in particular, allow us an ease of motion and use that wired technology just doesn’t allow. In this day and age, we have become so accustomed to moving mice about our desks that we often don’t think of the technology that goes into making this process a reality.

    SciTech | February 8, 2016
  • SciTech Briefs

    Zika virus found to be sexually transmittable

    In Dallas, Texas, health officials have reported the first case of a person infected with the Zika virus who has not traveled outside of the United States. Furthermore, the virus is said to have spread through sexual transmission. This has new implications for the control of the disease.

    SciTech | February 8, 2016
  • Carnegie Mellon student develops water purification

    Water is a hot topic in today’s society. From the summer droughts that shook California, to the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, people across the nation are suffering from the detriments of unsafe or unreliable water supplies.

    SciTech | February 8, 2016

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