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Known worldwide for its Eds and Meds, Pittsburgh is a hotbed of science and technology. From computer science--hello, Carnegie Mellon and Google--to robotics that's second to none, Pittsburgh leads the way. You'll see the innovation and technology and science everywhere, from the Carnegie Science Center to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and many places in between.


Billy Epting, 27, chose a graduate program and research position at Carnegie Mellon University over offers from two other prestigious schools in the nation.

Pittsburgh's brain gain

The high number of advanced degrees among Pittsburgh's youngest workers combined with the big tech companies that have set up shop here has created a brain gain in the region. 

Learning laboratory

Parks conservancy group gives Pittsburgh students a lesson in STEM

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has turned the city's green spaces into a vast outdoor classroom for students exploring STEM subjects at Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Kinsa Smart Thermometer

Local school children beta test real-time map of human health

With increasing concerns over serious contagious illnesses like measles and the tension between public safety and privacy regarding health information, the Kinsa Smart Thermometer could change the way health information is shared.

We will grow

10 little things that will pack a big Pittsburgh punch in 2015

From its tiniest residents to its biggest ideas, Pittsburgh made some strategic moves in 2014 that have the potential to reap big rewards in 2015 and beyond. Pop City Media predicts the people, projects and places to watch. 

Lightwave International has designed laser sets for artists like Lady Gaga, Pink Floyd and Madonna.

Lightwave International designs laser sets for concerts all over the world

Lightwave International, based in Eighty Four, Washington County, travels the globe designing concert lasers for big-time performers like Madonna, Snoop Dogg, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Pink Floyd. 
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Science and Technology Founders

Emily Kaufman of Emport

Emily Kaufman of Emport

City: Lawrenceville

This blogger was looking for more info on a company that made a gluten detection kit and wound up forming a company to distribute GlutenTox.

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