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Watch a 500-pound meteor light up the Pittsburgh sky

If you live in Pittsburgh and think you saw a massive fireball in the sky Tuesday morning, you're not going crazy. A 2-foot-diameter meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere and gave quite the show.

By February 18, 2015

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Uber, Lyft ordered to halt all operations in Pittsburgh

Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

By July 2, 2014

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12 Super Bowl facts that'll make you sound less clueless on Sunday

Read these tips before heading to a Super Bowl party.

By February 2, 2016

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic's rover rakes in $750,000

As one of the commercial teams racing to get to the moon, Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic successfully tests its lunar rover prototype, getting a big, fat check in the Milestone Prize phase of the competition.

By December 24, 2014

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Google Lunar Xprize: Astrobotic completes rover tests for $750,000 prize

Team Astrobotic takes to an active quarry just outside of Pittsburgh to put its lunar rover through its paces. Tests complete, the team takes home two milestone prizes worth $750,000.

By December 24, 2014

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AlphaLab Gear looks to boost hardware, robotics startups

The Pittsburgh-based startup accelerator will invest cash and business know-how into promising companies in return for equity.

By November 18, 2013

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Look up! Sunday solar eclipse will be visible from East Coast

The last solar eclipse of 2013 will take place in the early hours of November 3, and look closest to full over Atlanta and Pittsburgh.

By November 1, 2013

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Scientists build human stem cells into a beating heart

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have used human stem cells to build a heart that beats.

By August 13, 2013

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Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Diabetics can have a "fruity" odor to their breath that indicates high glucose levels, and chemists at the University of Pittsburgh say this biomarker alone can diagnose the disease.

By June 10, 2013

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.

By January 18, 2013