Category Archives: advanced materials processes

Google Glass, Tricorders and more for your health!



Check what is now and soon to be in your healthcare!

What is most amazing to you?

…most useful??

CMU inventions among Popular Science’s Best of What’s New!


Four inventions that trace their roots back to Carnegie Mellon University are among Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” for 2014. Check it out!
What is your favorite?

Space Apps Challenge – Here in Pittsburgh!

PGHChallenges include software development, open hardware, and data visualization – not just smart phone applications!  Teams will make use of public data to design innovative solutions to a pre-determined set of global challenges. Focus –  space exploration & social needs.
@ the Tech Shop April 12-13

Check back for award winners!

Nanomotors in cells have arrived!

140211120350-nanoparticles-story-topResearchers have, for the first time, installed “nanomotors” inside live human cells. Wow.

They are small synthetic motors, gold rods less than the width of a human hair, that move around inside cells, and might one day be used to treat diseases.

How do you think they could cure diseases?

Jane Bond

Nilofer3-760x427Jane Bond is here!

No time like now for gender equaity.

…Are you a Jane Bond (of IT, science,…)?

Katy Perry, Stephen Hawking and Ashton Kutcher. signed up to blast off!

as pictured on CNN

as pictured on CNN

Book your place in space. with Virgin Glactic…and join the stars.

Would you like to blast off?

yes? no? Why…?

Advanced Materials Speed Up Atheletes!

Well, actually they slow them down less. Athletes of all kinds will be wearing the best that science has to offer to shave fractions off their times.

What do you think?