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CMU Seniors Develop Pay-By-Finger Technology

Paying by cash is so 20th century and soon-to-follow may be swiping those credit cards, according to four Carnegie Mellon University seniors who have developed a new way of making purchases called Paytango.

04/17/2013

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CMU Breakthrough Could Lead To Major Changes In Medicine

In the labs at Carnegie Mellon University they’ve developed what previously was only possible in science fiction.

04/11/2013

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Mellon Foundation Gives $37 Mil To CMU, Seton Hill

The Richard King Mellon Foundation has given $37 million to two western Pennsylvania universities.

04/05/2013

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Fraternity Suspended From CMU During Investigation

Carnegie Mellon University has suspended a fraternity while police investigate claims that sexually explicit videos and pictures were taken in the fraternity house and shared among members.

03/30/2013

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Local Students Create Camera Inside Of A Football

Just when you thought cameras had every angle of a football field covered, a project by students at Carnegie Mellon University could have you seeing the game in a whole new perspective.

KDKA-TV–02/27/2013

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OfficeMax & Office Depot Merger Could Affect Local Jobs

They are calling it a merger of equals — the consolidation of Office Max, a Illinois-based company, with Office Depot, an Florida-based company — to become one giant office supply store better positioned to take on number one Staples.

02/20/2013

Lenten Fish Fry Map

Looking for a fish fry? Well, now there’s a map to help you.

02/15/2013

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Black History Month: Local Doctor Develops Device To Detect Bed Sores

George Washington Carver, David Crosthwait and Patricia Bath are just a handful of African Americans who have created products or devices to improve our living standards.

02/12/2013

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Contractor Likely Electrocuted On CMU Campus Identified

A contractor working on the Carnegie Mellon University campus was found dead Tuesday morning from possible electrocution.

01/22/2013

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CMU Engineering Students Developing New Consumer Products

Some of Carnegie Mellon University’s best and brightest showed off their work at the Senior Design Expo on Monday. Each group was made up of senior engineering students who designed and developed a consumer product from start to finish.

12/10/2012

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Best Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Pittsburgh

Read on for where to go, what to do and who to see in Pittsburgh during Hanukkah 2012.

12/07/2012

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Could Early Deals Cause Black Friday To Become Lost In The Holiday Shuffle?

Cost conscious consumers lining up while they’re still digesting their turkey and trimmings; it’s the art of the deal marking that other Thanksgiving tradition, Black Friday.

11/07/2012

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FTC Offers $50,000 For Technology To Stop Robo-Calls

Commercial robo-calls – almost all of them scams – are illegal without your written permission, but they are proliferating rapidly, say Federal Trade Commission officials. The challenge is to find new technology to beat these scam artists, says Carnegie Mellon professor Raj Rajkumar.

10/22/2012

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Lunar Rover Developed At CMU Robotics Institute To Drill For Ice

The surface of the moon is a long way from Carnegie Mellon University. Monday morning, the CMU Robotics Institute unveiled the prototype for Polaris, a robotic vehicle slated to drill for polar ice buried in moon dust.

10/08/2012

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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for its museums where you can visit many famous paintings by serious and famous artists. Pittsburgh is also home to a wide range of free public art that is as accessible as it is bizarre. Read on for a review of some of the more bizarre and creative works of public art.

10/01/2012

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