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How Not to Use Brain Scans in Neuroscience

The idea that a lone snapshot of a brain can tell you about an individual’s personality or mental health has been the basis of decades of neuroscience studies. That approach was punctured by a paper in Nature earlier this year showing that...
11-Aug-2022 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pitt is the only university in the U.S. with this giant 3D printer for metal

The University of Pittsburgh is in exclusive company with a new state-of-the-art technology — the first Gefertec arc605 3D printer at any university in the U.S, thanks to funding from the Department of Energy and U.S. Army. The printer makes use...
11-Aug-2022 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

1 in 2 Black Adolescents Faced Online Racial Discrimination at Least Once in 2020: Study

Against the backdrop of racial tensions across America in late 2020, online platforms became a place of discussion, discourse and even protest. Through this time period, Black adolescents experienced a different effect than their white peers; they...
21-Jul-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inaugural Pitt report finds caregivers with disabilities face poverty, health issues – need policy support

Caregivers with their own disabilities face a litany of complications while trying to tend to aging or ailing spouses and partners: health problems, mental health difficulties, work issues, even financial and healthcare strains, according to the...
19-Jul-2022 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers pulled 700,000 years of glacial history from an Andean lakebed

Our understanding of the ice-age cycles has been limited by a lack of well-dated tropical records to understand the past of climate change. However, a core of mud from Lake Junín discovered by a team of researchers provides the first continuous and...
15-Jul-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Making an Artificial Heart Fit for a Human — with Focused Rotary Jet Spinning, Not 3D

In a new study published in Science, a team of researchers from Harvard, University of Pittsburgh, University of California, Irvine and University of Zurich have come together to utilize a new, more advanced method to fabricate artificial tissues...
7-Jul-2022 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Robots Driving U.S. Co-Workers to Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues

A University of Pittsburgh study suggests that while American workers who work alongside industrial robots are less likely to suffer physical injury, they are more likely to suffer from adverse mental health effects — and even more likely to abuse...
29-Jun-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The University of Pittsburgh Names a New Dean of the School of Pharmacy

Amy Lynn Seybert succeeds retiring Patricia Kroboth, who served as dean the past two decades
23-Jun-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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