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Research on Amino Acids Provides Insight Into Human Embryo Development, Defects

A team lead by chemistry's Alexander Deiters has developed a new method for viewing and controlling amino acids, which play an important role in protein function and development.
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Pitt to Lead International Team to Create Hardware for Quantum Computers

In the race to create quantum computers, Pitt is leading an international team of universities, research centers and corporations to discover the best materials for building these speedy machines.
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Engineer Battles Noise Pollution With a Grant from the National Science Foundation

New research from Pitt engineer Piervincenzo Rizzo seeks to create a novel barrier to shield disruptive noises like traffic from occupants of buildings.

National Science Foundation Funds Study Led By Leanne Gilbertson to Design Sustainable Carbon Nanomaterials

A research project led by Leanne Gilbertson, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of...
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Warren Ruder Receives Award to Develop ‘Smart Biomaterials’

Warren Ruder, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of...
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Statewide Network to Share Expertise, Resources to Combat Cyber Threats

Large campuses and companies use a variety of techniques to safeguard research archives and computing grids. But for smaller colleges and organizations without the staff or budget to protect against cyber threats, learning what expertise and resources are available is key.