Materials Scientists Turn Metal Into Glass - In a newly published study, University of Pittsburgh researchers report an experimental approach to the formation of monoatomic metallic glasses through ultrafast liquid quenching. Metallic glasses are unique in that their structure is not crystalline (as it is in most metals), but rather is disordered, with the atoms randomly arranged. They are strong, easily processed and sought for various commercial applications
This report from the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research focuses on Chicago, but the lessons learned have significant applicability to districts across the country. The report is one of the first to provide research-based evidence showing that new teacher observation tools, when accompanied by thoughtful evaluation systems and professional development, can effectively measure teacher effectiveness and provide teachers with feedback on the factors that matter for improving…
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has been working on a solution to help physicians utilize data from multiple clinical applications and break down the separations between analytics, CDS and EHR systems
The #application - still in testing - warns when people are at risk. . . According to a study 15 people died because of #selfies in 2014; 39 in 2015; and 73 in the first eight months of 2016. . The study conducted by PhD student Hemank Lamba and a team of friends from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh also traces the locations and causes of death in various parts of the world. . . . .