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Spring 2003

Pitt Magazine

ANATOMY OF A BREAKTHROUGH
Lifesaving software, in development at Pitt, illustrates the tremendous potential of the kind of research called in silico biology. By integrating computer technology knowledge from the life sciences and mathematics, three Pitt professors have created a computer program that has the potential to identify case by case the best approach for treating deadly conditions such as sepsis. »

Features

THOSE WHO CAN

There are so many aspects to a university—facilities, research grants, school rankings, scholarships, and sports, just to name a few. For most undergraduates, though, it's a teacher who leaves the most lasting impression. »

 BUSINESS PLAN
In the dot com era—where fortunes have been made and lost in far less time than it takes to get an undergraduate degree—Pitt's legal and business scholars try to make sense of the corporate world. »
 SHOOTING STAR
Where do planets come from? How are galaxies formed? What is the origin of the universe? Pitt is part of an international consortium gathering reams of data that may help researchers, such as Pitt newcomer Ravi Sheth, better answer these fundamental questions. »





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