Innovation & Research
Monday, January 27, 2020
Two Pitt projects will blast off to the International Space Station this spring to study microgravity’s effects on people and spacecrafts. The research brings together faculty, students and a tiny, see-through crustacean.
Friday, January 24, 2020
After Massachusetts’ 2006 expansion of health insurance coverage, advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services, found a team led by Pitt Public Health’s Lindsay Sabik.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
With support from an Honors College alumnus and political science professor, Meital Rosenberg (A&S ’17) recently earned first-author credit in Nature Sustainability for her undergraduate research on gender dynamics and electricity access in India.
Friday, January 10, 2020
Using digital analyses, PhD candidate Sarah Reiff Conell examines cults in medieval Europe, sculptors working for French royalty and, in a first, collections at the National Gallery of Art. Her work could help museums display more diverse works of art.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
For every 1,000 solar panels installed in Australian neighborhoods, seven percent of the neighbors will switch from skepticism to belief in climate change, a recent study by Assistant Professor of Economics Andrea La Nauze found.
Friday, January 3, 2020
As part of the global push to prevent tuberculosis, Distinguished Professor JoAnne Flynn and a group of Pitt and National Institutes of Health researchers have discovered that intravenously injecting the standard tuberculosis vaccine could boost its power.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Researchers from the Swanson School of Engineering and the Learning Research and Development Center discuss the promises and challenges that lie ahead for artificial intelligence.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
A multidisciplinary team led by Ron Poropatich is working on a specialized medical backpack for the U.S. Army that could help injured patients in the field survive until they reach a fully staffed hospital.
Monday, December 2, 2019
Clark Chilson, an associate professor who studies Buddhism and self-reflection, is one of a handful of scholars outside Japan studying Naikan—a form of structured meditation for thinking about relationships.
Monday, November 18, 2019
The human papillomavirus (HPV) epidemic has led to a sharp increase in HPV-related head and neck cancer. Many patients survive, but then face new obstacles related to the treatment of their condition.