E-crime taking expensive toll on business

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- A recent survey of U.S. businesses suggests the fight against electronic crime may be paying off, but experts involved in the study warn e-crime remains a costly problem.

Big jump reported in malicious codes

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Computer security companies report an upswing in e-mail messages containing variants of malicious code or malware.

Students accused of piracy seek support

PITTSBURGH, April 27 (UPI) -- Carnegie Mellon University students in Pittsburgh have formed a support group to help 405 students nationwide accused of piracy by the recording industry.

Analysis: Earth Day reactions still mixed

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- It has been 35 years since Earth Day first was celebrated, yet policymakers and environmentalists alike still disagree whether they should celebrate or commiserate its anniversary this Friday.

Chemists say high school texts fall short

PITTSBURGH, April 15 (UPI) -- A study by researchers at two Pittsburgh universities finds that newspaper and magazine articles do a better job of teaching students how chemists work than mos

Bigger obstacles ahead for World Bank's Wolfowitz

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- The confirmation of Paul Wolfowitz as the next president of the World Bank Thursday came as no surprise, and neither were the strong voices vehemently opposing
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Study: infant speech helps babies learn

PITTSBURGH, March 16 (UPI) -- A psychologist at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has discovered babies who are spoken to in infant-directed speech learn to talk sooner.

Admissions hackers face rejection

PITTSBURGH, March 8 (UPI) -- Applicants who tried to get advance notice of their status at some of the most prestigious U.S. business schools may find that a costly act.

Wireless networks open to stealth attacks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Wireless networks could link up police on the streets, soldiers in the battlefield and rescue workers in disaster zones, but computer scientists warned they remain dangerously vulnerable to stealth attacks.

Black holes may regulate galaxy formation

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. and German scientists have used a computer model to show how the behavior of black holes can regulate the growth of galaxies.

Growth of black holes, galaxies limited

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Black holes release energy that regulates their expansion Pennsylvannia researchers found.

MIT library considers move to Pittsburgh

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The Burndy Library, located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., was considering Sunday a move to Pittsburgh.

Autistic individuals may lack 'synchrony'

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers have found more evidence portions of the brains of autistic people do not work together at the same time, undermining higher functions.

Autistic brain differences noted

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers have discovered people with autism remember letters of the alphabet in a part of the brain that ordinarily processes shapes.

C-3PO among Robot Hall of Fame inductees

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Honda's ASIMO and C-3PO from "Star Wars" have been inducted into Pittsburgh's Robot Hall of Fame.
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Carnegie Mellon
The Carnegie Mellon University Tartan Racing Team, with itÕs GM Chevrolet Tahoe ÒBossÓ entry, won the $2 million first prize at the DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Urban Challenge in Victorville, California on November 4, 2007. The Urban Challenge is a competition between robot vehicles that drive themselves on a 60-mile trek through a mock urban environment. (UPI Photo/General Motors/Handout)

Coordinates: 40°26′36″N 79°56′37″W / 40.443322°N 79.943583°W / 40.443322; -79.943583 Carnegie Mellon University (also known as CMU or simply Carnegie Mellon) is a prestigious private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The university began as the Carnegie Technical Schools, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1900. In 1912, the school became Carnegie Institute of Technology and began granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form Carnegie Mellon University. The University’s 140-acre (0.57 km2) main campus is 3 miles (4.8 km) from Downtown Pittsburgh and abuts the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Schenley Park, and the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in the city's Oakland neighborhood, partially extending into Squirrel Hill and Shadyside.

Carnegie Mellon has seven colleges and independent schools: the Carnegie Institute of Technology (engineering), the College of Fine Arts, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Mellon College of Science, the Tepper School of Business, the School of Computer Science, and the H. John Heinz III College.

Carnegie Mellon students come from all 50 U.S. states and 93 countries and was named one of the "New Ivies" by Newsweek in 2006.

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