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heart-attack kids

heart-attack kids  attrib.— «If the young Pittsburgh roster (and this reporter) want to keep their beards growing through the first round, they will have to pull a ridiculous miracle: three straight wins, two of them on the road. If this...

Q-dot

Q-dot  n.— «Enter Marcel P. Bruchez, a Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor in chemistry and his amazing quantum dots. Q-dots, as they are called, are nanometer-sized crystallized particles with semiconductor properties...

maternal profiling

maternal profiling  n.— «The more I thought about the film, the more worked up I got. How, in this day and age, could the people of Pennsylvania tolerate “maternal profiling?”…“I asked other single moms, “How do you...

bio-ink

bio-ink  n.— «A printer that generates a scaffold onto which new bone can grow has been developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Bone Tissue Engineering Center (BTEC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.…Alongside fibrin, the...

hypermile

hypermile  v.— «Kroushl’s Prius finally rolled to a stop at 6:55 p.m. yesterday, five minutes short of 48 hours on the road. He drove more than 15 hours of the trip and emerged from the car drenched in sweat—he was trying to boost fuel...

crowd in a can

crowd in a can  n.— «When Jordan Medich—who plays basketball for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown—was in middle school, Dane Medich attended his son’s games and was referred to as “a crowd in a can” because of how—and...