Innovation & Research

Cryptocurrency Research Finds Home at Pitt

The University Library System has published Ledger, the first peer-reviewed academic journal solely devoted to research on cryptocurrency.
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Multiuse Phone Case Wins Startup Money

Student-designed MediCase lands the grand prize among the array of innovations presented in the Randall Family Big Idea Contest.
Trauma Research

Pitt to Lead National Trauma Research Network

The Schools of the Health Sciences have been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract that could lead to $90 million in research over the next decade to improve trauma care for both civilians and military personnel.
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Understanding Why We Should Exercise

We all know that physical activity is good for our overall well-being. Yet, scientists have never determined exactly why that is. The University of Pittsburgh has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health for a large-scale collaboration to investigate why being active is beneficial for our health.