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physical movements

Do As I Say: Translating Language Into Movement

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a computer model that can translate text describing physical movements directly into simple computer-generated animations,...
Wearable sensors

GymCam Tracks Exercises That Wearable Monitors Can’t

Wearable sensors such as smartwatches have become a popular motivational tool for fitness enthusiasts, but gadgets don't sense all exercises equally. Researchers...
Fire Emissions

New Model Shows Fire Emissions Pose Health Threats Hundreds of Miles...

A new model by researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering shows that health hazards from fires go beyond the burned areas, and...
Insulin Pill

Strawberries May Be Key To Developing an Insulin Pill

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and must inject themselves with insulin two to four times daily. Researchers have been...
Self-rolling Sensors

Self-rolling Sensors Take Heart Cell Readings in 3D

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform, which uses bioelectrical sensors...
Endoscopy

Ultrasound Breakthrough Could Eliminate Endoscopy

One day, scopes may no longer need to be inserted into the body, such as down the throat or under the skin,...
human heart

At the Heart of Innovation

A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University has published a paper in Science that details a new technique allowing anyone to...
Additive manufacturing

AI Advances 3D Printing With Soft Materials

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a burgeoning technology increasingly being leveraged in the biomedical space. And it's not just...
biological tissues

​Scientists Make Research “Jelly” Grow More like Biological Tissues

Opens up new possibilities in tissue engineering and soft robotics  Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have found...
brain

Advances in Technology Provide Clearer Insight Into Brain’s Visual System

Carnegie Mellon University engineers and cognitive neuroscientists have demonstrated that a new high-density EEG can capture the brain's neural activity at a higher spatial...
RNA Transcripts

CMU Software Assembles RNA Transcripts More Accurately

Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a more accurate computational method for reconstructing the full-length nucleotide sequences of the RNA products in...
Suicidal Thoughts

CMU, Pitt Brain Imaging Science Identifies Individuals With Suicidal Thoughts

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University's Marcel Just and the University of Pittsburgh's David Brent have developed an innovative and promising approach to identify...
snake robot

Carnegie Mellon Snake Robot Used in Search for Mexico Quake Survivors

Carnegie Mellon University researchers last week deployed a snake-like robot to search for trapped survivors in a Mexico City apartment building that collapsed in...
influenza

Carnegie Mellon’s Flu Forecasts Prove Most Accurate

For the third year in a row, Carnegie Mellon University's forecasts of national influenza activity have proven to be the most accurate among all...
catalysts

Catalysts Developed at CMU Remove Toxic Chemical from Water

Carnegie Mellon University chemist Terrence J. Collins has developed an approach that quickly and cheaply removes more than 99 percent of bisphenol A (BPA)...
computer

Computer Reads Body Language

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have enabled a computer to understand body poses and movements of multiple people from video in real time...
touchpadsvideo

CMU Creating Touchpads with Can of Spray Paint

Touch sensing is most common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, however, turn surfaces of...
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Magee and CMU Partner to Develop Novel App to Combat Preterm...

Maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC collaborated with decision scientists at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop and test a personalized smartphone...
wearable exercise system

Student Team Takes Top Prize in HP, Intel Design Challenge

A cross-disciplinary student team from Carnegie Mellon University has won the top prize in HP and Intel’s Design Challenge: Life in Space for creating...
neocortex

Neuroscientists Lay Groundwork for Identifying Algorithm Behind Information Processing in the...

Neuroscientists at Carnegie Mellon University have identified principles for information processing in the neocortex, an evolutionarily expanded area of the brain critical for cognition.The...