Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) was founded in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CMU has approximately 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students. CMU has seven colleges and schools. Most notably is the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Mellon College of Science, School of Computer Science and John Heinz III College. CMU is ranked in the top 200 univerisities world-wide and rated in the top 25 of USA research centers by U.S. News & World Report.

Address
Alumni House 5017 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Website
http://www.cmu.edu/index.shtml
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnegie_Mellon_University

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Thanking and apologizing: Talk that isn't cheap

We place a high value on teaching children to say "thank you" and "I'm sorry." As adults, these simple words are central to many social interactions. Uttering the words is easy, so why do people often hold back? And why does ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lyme disease predicted to rise in United States as climate warms

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in North America and its incidence has risen sharply in the last decade. Since its progression depends on environmental factors, increases in daily temperatures, a manifestation ...

Neuroscience

Neurons reliably respond to straight lines

Single neurons in the brain's primary visual cortex can reliably detect straight lines, even though the cellular makeup of the neurons is constantly changing, according to a new study by Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientists, ...

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