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Global Society & Economy

Fighting the System

Fighting the System

In the opaque world of credit card processing, good deals are no longer the exclusive domain of the WalMarts.

Small merchants can thank Carnegie Mellon alums Sheel Mohnot and Josh Krall and their startup, FeeFighters.

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Next Generation Computing

Dijital Progress

Dijital Progress

Ever try to watch a DVD, only to find your TV is on the wrong input, you've got five remotes on your coffee table, and no one can help solve the problem? Jeremy Toeman (HSS'96) has your answer a free app that turns your smart phone into a universal remote and much more.

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Global Society & Economy

Hackers Profit from Illicit Pharmacies

Hacker Pharmacies

A growing number of illegal online pharmacies are flooding the Web, trying to sell dangerous unauthorized prescriptions. A new report co-authored by CMU cybersecurity experts found that rogue websites were redirecting unsuspecting consumers to illicit pharmacies.

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Health & Wellness

Molecular Motors

Molecular Motors

A new study by CMU biochemists, published in the Aug. 12 issue of Science, describes how tiny protein motors inside living cells fold in on themselves saving energy when their transport services aren't required. This process may provide insight into treatments for diseases like Alzheimer's and Huntington's.

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