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December 17, 2020

Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

Sixty-five years ago, Dr. Jonas Salk saved countless lives around the world with the development of an effective vaccine for polio.

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March 31, 2020

Quiz: Which Influential Pittsburgh woman are you?

Quiz: Which influential Pittsburgh woman are you? Nellie Bly, Daisy Lampkin, Rachel Carson, Lois Weber, and more. Presented by the Heinz History Center.

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December 10, 2018

From Westinghouse to Disney: Exploring Pittsburgh Robotics Past and Present

From steel mills to steel robots, Pittsburgh is no stranger to industry. The city’s long history of technological innovation dates back to its early days as America’s steel capital. Today, Pittsburgh is considered a major technology hub and is home to prime tech companies such as Google, Uber, and Intel. Throughout Pittsburgh’s technological journey, robotics has been a continued source of fascination and exploration.

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