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Wednesday, March 06, 2013Oakland has long been a hub of commerce and spinoffs due to the concentration of universities, hospitals and research centers. Now the influence of these anchor institutions' is being felt in many other neighborhoods. We take ... [Published Pop CIty - 3 hours ago]
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Pop Filter Hot Pick: A Q&A with the Pittsburgh filmmakers behind "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin"

In 2011, Pittsburgh-based filmmaker Nick Mross and his computer programmer brother Dan teamed up to make The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin , a documentary focusing on the growing popularity of the newly developed Bitcoin. Bitcoin, a de-centralized cryptocurrency, ... [Published Pop CIty - 3 hours ago]
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Lightwave International designs laser sets for concerts all over the world

Two years ago, Mark Nath was in Miami working on laser effects for Ultra Music Festival , an event drawing 100,000 people every year.“How’s it going?” a man asked while he worked on the stage.Nath did not turn around to face him. He focused on the equipment ... [Published Pop CIty - 3 hours ago]
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013She's a rock star, appearing on Dr. Oz and The Doctors, and writing books and blogs on why it's so vital to stay in good health. UPMC's Dr. Vonda Wright, who wants to change the paradigm on aging, thinks there's nothing better ... [Published Pop CIty - 3 hours ago]
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This year’s Festival , a Pittsburgh-based music and new media celebration, will be held from Oct. 1 to Oct. 5 with 18 events at various locations across the city, including a pop-up event on Oct. 4 at the Union Trust Building at 501 Grant Street, Dow ... [Published Pop CIty - 4 hours ago]
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Trade Union hosts trunk show at Mon Wharf

Trade Union Trunk Show is back for its Autumn/Winter fashion and style event. On Saturday, Oct. 4, the biannual trunk show will bring locally minted goods from clothing to furniture to the Mon Wharf, Downtown— showcasing an urban, uniquely Pittsburgh ... [Published Pop CIty - 4 hours ago]
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the Frick opened a new orientation center

The Frick Art & Historical Center in Point Breeze opened its new Orientation Center and Frick Museum Store last weekend, with a wide range of activities including free tours of Clayton, meet-the-architects sessions, free gallery talks and family acti ... [Published Pop CIty - 4 hours ago]
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Duquesne University pharmacists beat breast cancer with a new compound

Pharmacists at Duquense University have concocted a compound that may provide relief to breast cancer sufferers, according to the university.The medication consists of known breast cancer-fighting drug tamoxifen and melatonin, a substance that may decrease ... [Published Pop CIty - 11 hours ago]
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Who's hiring in PGH? Phipps Conservatory, Next Gauge and more!

Each week, Pop City brings you exciting opportunities in Pittsburgh. If you have a job to share, email  innovationnews@popcitymedia.com  with "Hiring" in the subject line. Here are some choice selections from this week's harvest.Next Gauge , creators ... [Published Pop CIty - 11 hours ago]
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Boosting train travel in Pennsylvania is a complicated challenge

It seems like you can't walk a mile in Pittsburgh without crossing tracks or hearing the sound of passing trains. At night, whistles blow, waking babies and sparking the barking of dogs.The constant presence of trains is not an illusion. Recent analysis ... [Published Pop CIty - Sep 25 2014]
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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Ennui album release show at Space Gallery

Jim Doutrich has been recording enigmatic, synth-driven indie pop under the guise of Ennui for nearly a decade, quietly carving out one of the best back catalogs in the Pittsburgh music scene. His glitchy, restless 2008 album  The Myth in Which We Live ... [Published Pop CIty - Sep 24 2014]
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Bicycling.com

Pittsburgh gained some traction among the editors at Bicycling magazine, going from No. 35 in 2012 to No. 21 in 2014 in the publication’s ranking of bike-friendly cities in the United States.The rise in rank is due in part to Pittsburgh’s new “runnels,” ... [Published Pop CIty - Sep 24 2014]

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" The discovery of this compound was so rewarding to me as a professor, scientist and person," Witt-Enderby said, "As someone who is aging, developing drugs that are safe and acceptable to people afflicted with disease is a priority."
"Norfolk Southern has the rightright of way with traffic, they have the priority of passage" say Waters-Trasatt, explaining why Amtrak trains often travel so slowly on the Pennsylvanian route
"Her work demonstrates the importance of socialization experiences in families and communities that enable children to develop particular ways of using language to create, imagine and acquire expertise in tasks that require guidance, critique and hypothetical thinking" Achugar added

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