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Pitt to lead the region’s transformation into a life sciences powerhouse

The University of Pittsburgh, with a historic nine-figure grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, looks to bring manufacturing back to the city — and catalyze game-changing economic growth.

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Robots might be bad for men, but give women more bargaining power

A new study from Pitt economist Osea Giuntella found that men had lower wages and workforce participation in areas with more industrial robots, among other gendered effects.

A new way to stop diseases from spreading in hospitals

How clinicians stop infectious disease transmission in hospitals hasn’t changed in more than a century. Pitt researchers are using AI and genome sequencing to change that.

For Roc’s birthday, we asked a Pitt ecologist about getting him some panther friends

Pitt’s mascot turns 112 this week, but his species hasn’t been spotted in the commonwealth for more than a century. Could we reintroduce panthers to the region? Should we?

Get fresh greens all year round at many Pitt dining locations

The University has partnered with local agricultural company Fifth Season to grow lettuce, spinach and other greens using 97% less land and 95% less water than traditional farming methods.

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