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Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. Pitt people have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.

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The $15 million National Science Foundation program, I-Corps, will foster innovation and accelerate economic development in Western New York, and is a partnership with UB, Dartmouth, Cornell, University of Rochester, University of Pittsburgh, and others.
Study shows the low-cost catalyst can be a viable alternative to platinum that has stymied commercialization of the eco-friendly fuel for decades because it’s so expensive
A USC-led study describes how stem cells can help lizards regenerate better tails.
University of Florida researchers are developing a new artificial intelligence tool that will help clinicians identify patients at high risk for opioid use disorder and overdose.
Researchers will use analytical and computational techniques to understand, in detail, how PFAS degrade at each step of the proposed treatment process
While the U.S. recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and states begin the reopening process, the needs of recovering patients in vulnerable populations should be expected to increase, University of Pittsburgh rehabilitation experts say. 
A nasal spray derived from algae and a plant in the tobacco family could offer a preventive measure for COVID-19, per Pitt researchers.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic . When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities thought to be sufficient for neutralizing the virus.
A team at the University of Pittsburgh has creates an engineered, scaffold-based heart valve replacement that relies on internal tissue growth.
University of Pittsburgh researchers have developed the CyteSolutions Lens, a silicone-hydrogel-based contact lens coated with natural biopolymers — organic molecular structures — containing a drug that targets inflammatory dry eye pathways not targeted by any other current treatments.