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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.


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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.


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CMU Football Team To Have Memorial Game For Coach’s Late Wife

Saturday will be an emotional day for the Carnegie Mellon football team.


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Cyber Attacks Slow Down PNC Bank

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to David Brumley, Cyber Security Expert at CMU, about what is causing the slow down with PNC Bank online services.

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Smart Traffic Signals Ease Congestion In East Liberty

Dr. Stephen Smith and his team at CMU’s Robotics Institute have developed a smart traffic signal pilot system at the busy Penn Avenue intersection in East Liberty.


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CMU Professor Never Imagined Emoticon Would Go Global

Carnegie Mellon University is celebrating the birthday of a popular invention. An invention you probably had no idea was born right here in Pittsburgh.


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Panel Discusses Role Of Twitter In Covering 2012 Election

It was billed “Campaign Coverage in the Time of Twitter,” a discussion at Carnegie Mellon University on the growing role of social media and internet technology in news coverage of politics.


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Fact-Checking Mitt Romney On The 47 Percent

When Mitt Romney said 47 percent of Americans don’t pay federal income tax, he was right.


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Traffic Backs Up As Pitt Students Move In

There were lots of traffic delays around Oakland Tuesday as thousands of freshmen set up shop at the University of Pittsburgh.


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Heavy Traffic In Oakland Expected As College Students Move In

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost back to school time for college students. CMU and Pitt students are set to move-in beginning Sunday that will mean some traffic troubles in Oakland.


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Sky’s The Limit For CMU Robotics

With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupts in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settles safely on the surface of Mars. NASA’s latest venture into space has a picture perfect landing. Photos from Mars are quick to follow.


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Obama Supporters Overcome By Heat At Rally

Hundreds of people went to Oakland to hear President Barack Obama speak; however, some of them couldn’t take the heat. A number of people required medical attention because they either passed out or suffered from other heat-related issues.


Thousands Gather At CMU For President Obama’s Visit

Thousands stood in the intense heat to listen to President Obama speak. Officials at CMU began letting ticketholders in shortly before noon. The line stretched nearly a mile to enter security.


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Supporters Line Up For Tickets To President Obama’s CMU Event

On the lawn in front of Carnegie Mellon University’s Fine Arts building, members of the city’s SWAT team were already there in advance of President Obama’s latest visit to Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon.


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Snake Robots Could Be Used To Assist Heart Surgery

Instead of completely opening up your rib cage for a heart operation, what would you say about a smaller incision and letting a snake do it?





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