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Covestro lectures honors professor

Harvard University professor George Whitesides discusses chemistry issues researchers may encounter in the future at the Swanson School of Engineering’s 2018 Covestro Distinguished Lecture Thursday evening.  (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

By Briana Canady | Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Harvard University professor George Whitesides spoke to a crowd of about 150 people Thursday night in Benedum Hall about how chemistry can be utilized in all industries to bring opportunities for invention and productivity. “The tools from the health care and manufacturing industries can provide what we ...

Chipotle queso cheats cheese science

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Bianca De | For The Pitt News

October 3, 2017

You’re in line at Chipotle, going over your order in your mind. Imagining your perfect burrito bowl, you consider several qualifications: how spicy you want your salsa, skipping the guac unless you really want to pay extra and — until recently — being forced to forgo queso altogether. For years,...

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