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Brad Pitt’s MIT Professor Crush Neri Oxman Is Married and Expecting

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab professor Neri Oxman, who was briefly linked to Brad Pitt in 2018, married hedge fund manager Bill Ackman — and she is expecting their first child together. Brad Pitt, Neri Oxman and Bill Ackman Getty Images (3) Celebrity Weddings of 2019 Oxman, 42, and Ackman, 52, announced the news in the Vows section of The New York Times on Sunday, January 20. They tied the knot a day earlier at Central Synagogue in New York City, with Rabbi...
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Williamson scores 25, No. 2 Duke shuts down Pitt 79-64

Zion Williamson hit his first 10 shots on his way to 25 points, fellow freshman RJ Barrett scored 26 and No. 2 Duke had little trouble with Pittsburgh in a 79-64 victory            [Author: AP]
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Are Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron Dating?

An unlikely pair! Rumors are swirling that Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron are dating, but are they really Hollywood’s newest couple? Unexpected Celebrity Couples The Sun reported on Sunday, January 20, that the War Machine actor, 55, and Gringo actress, 43, have been “casually seeing each other” since December 2018. A source exclusively tells Us Weekly, however, that the rumors are not valid: “There is nothing to it and it’s not true.” A second source tells Us, “Brad and Charlize have...
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Trey McGowens leads Pitt to 75-62 upset of No. 11 FSU

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey McGowens had 30 points and seven rebounds, Xavier Johnson scored 16 and Pittsburgh pulled away late for a 75-62 win over No. 11 Florida State on Monday night. McGowens, a freshman guard, attacked the bigger, deeper Seminoles relentlessly to help the Panthers (12-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) end a 13-game losing […]
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Pittsburgh hires Mark Whipple as offensive coordinator

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is turning to former Massachusetts head coach Mark Whipple to rejuvenate its offense. The Panthers hired Whipple as offensive coordinator on Monday. Whipple replaces Shawn Watson, who was fired earlier this month after the Panthers finished near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference in nearly every major offensive category. Pitt […]
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Funderburk leads No. 15 NC State past Pitt 86-80

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — DJ Funderburk scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half, and No. 15 North Carolina State beat Pittsburgh 86-80 on Saturday. Devon Daniels scored 19 points, Eric Lockett added 12 of his 17 points after halftime and Torin Dorn finished with 12 for the Wolfpack (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast […]
Tags: News, Sports, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Pitt, Atlantic Coast, N C AP, Wolfpack, North Carolina State, NC State, Funderburk, Devon Daniels, Torin Dorn, Eric Lockett

Pitt snaps long ACC losing skid, tops Louisville 89-86 in OT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey McGowens set a school record for a freshman by pouring in 33 points, fellow freshman Xavier Johnson added 21 points and 10 assists and Pittsburgh held off Louisville 89-86 in overtime on Wednesday night for the program’s first Atlantic Coast Conference victory in nearly two years. The Panthers (11-4, 1-1) rode […]
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Pitt study delves deeper into how electrical stimulation activates neurons

Electrical stimulation of the brain is common practice in neuroscience research and is an increasingly common and effective clinical therapy for a variety of neurological disorders. However, there is limited understanding of why this treatment works at the neural level.
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Pitt bioengineers look deeper into how electrical stimulation activates neurons

Electrical stimulation of the brain is common practice in neuroscience research and is an increasingly common and effective clinical therapy for a variety of neurological disorders. However, there is limited understanding of why this treatment works at the neural level. A paper published by Takashi D. Y. Kozai, assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, addresses gaps in knowledge over the activation and inactivation of neural elements.
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Cam Johnson scores 15 points, No. 15 UNC tops Pitt 85-60

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Johnson scored 15 points in his homecoming and No. 15 North Carolina made quick work of Pittsburgh in an 85-60 victory on Saturday. Johnson, a graduate transfer from the Pittsburgh suburbs who left the Panthers in the spring of 2017, shook off the boos and hit his first three shots as […]
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Pitt revamps offense, fires coordinator Shawn Watson

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has fired offensive coordinator Shawn Watson and wide receivers coach Kevin Sherman in an effort to overhaul its beleaguered offense. Coach Pat Narduzzi made the announcement on Friday. The Panthers went 7-7 this season and won the ACC Coastal Division for the first time but had trouble generating offensive against quality […]
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Mabrey, Ogunbowale lead No. 2 Notre Dame over Pitt 100-44

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 20 points, Arike Ogunbowale had 18 and No. 2 Notre Dame routed Pittsburgh 100-44 on Thursday night for its sixth straight victory. The Fighting Irish (13-1) rolled in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. Ogunbowale reached double figures for her 35th straight game, and Mabrey added seven assists. […]
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A catalytic flying carpet

Pitt researchers for the first time apply catalytic chemical reactions to 2D sheets to generate flows that transform these sheets into mobile, 3D objects.
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TV BEST BETS: Postseason football highlights upcoming week in sports

COLLEGE FOOTBALLMonday, December 31Sun Bowl, Stanford vs. Pitt, 11 a.m., CBSRedbox Bowl, Michigan State vs. Oregon, Noon, FoxHoliday Bowl, Northwestern vs. Utah, 4:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1 Tuesday, January 1Outback Bowl, Mississippi State vs. Iowa, 9 a.m., ESPN2Fiesta Bowl, LSU vs. UCF, 10 a.m., ESPNCotton Bowl, Kentucky vs. Penn State, 10 a.m., ABCRose Bowl, Washington vs. Ohio State, 2 p.m., ESPNSugar Bowl, Texas vs. Georgia, 5:45 p.m., ESPN How much did you enjoy watching the two College Footbal...
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Stanford still wants to run sans Love in Sun Bowl vs Pitt

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Even without Bryce Love, Stanford plans to stick with the running game in the Sun Bowl against Pittsburgh. Because the Panthers (7-6) are powered by the first pair of 1,000-yard rushers in school history, coach Pat Narduzzi figures Monday’s meeting against the Cardinal (8-4) will be something of an oddity […]
Tags: News, Stanford, Sports, Pittsburgh, Pitt, Panthers, Sun Bowl, Pat Narduzzi, EL PASO Texas AP, Bryce Love Stanford

Stanford seeks season-ending win streak in Sun Bowl vs. Pitt

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sun Bowl: Stanford (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (7-6) at El Paso, Texas, Monday, 2 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Stanford by 4½. Series Record: Pittsburgh leads 2-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE Most Read StoriesInstant analysis: Three impressions from the WSU Cougars win over Iowa State in the Alamo BowlMounting costs in Seattle weigh […]
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Frosh McGowens leads Pitt in win over Colgate

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five Pittsburgh players cracked double figures as the Panthers got into double digits in the win column with a 68-54 victory over Colgate on Saturday afternoon. Pitt improved to 10-3 to close non-conference play after winning just eight games all season in 2017-18. Freshman guard Trey McGowens led the way with 16 […]
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A Week In Pittsburgh, PA, On A $46,250 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a sales coordinator working in consumer goods who makes $46,250 per year and spends some of her money this week on the book What If This Were Enough? by Heather Havrilesky.Occupation: Sales CoordinatorIndustry: Consumer GoodsAge: 27Location: Pittsburg...
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Pitt-led research describes how neurons could disconnect from each other in Huntington's disease

Newly described mechanism called 'neuritosis' could play an important role in normal brain development, aging and neurodegenerative disease.
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Pitt scores 24, Norfolk defeats UTEP in Sun Bowl tourney

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mastadi Pitt scored 24 points and Norfolk State pulled away in the second half to defeat UTEP 75-62 at the Sun Bowl Invitational on Friday night. Pitt made 4 of 5 3-pointers, 7 of 9 from the field overall, and 6 of 7 free throws. Derrik Jamerson added 13 points […]
Tags: News, Sports, Norfolk, Pitt, Sun Bowl, UTEP, Norfolk State, EL PASO Texas AP, Mastadi Pitt, Sun Bowl Invitational, Derrik Jamerson

Aqib Talib didn’t get his TD, but he has Rams’ pass defense back on track

THOUSAND OAKS – Aqib Talib turned his attention to the chirping and smirked as he heard Rams teammate Marcus Peters say he should have returned last week’s interception against the Eagles for a touchdown. “Come on now,” Talib said. “Get your numbers up. Catch me if you can.” It had to feel good for Talib to be able to fire back with some mild trash-talking. Talib recorded his first interception of the season last Sunday against Philadelphia. It’s been a tough season for the Rams’ veteran cornerb...
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Freshmen power Pitt rout of New Orleans

Pittsburgh's three freshman guards combined for 65 points in a 99-57 rout of New Orleans            [Author: AP]
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Pitt bolsters backfield during early signing period

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh tried to lock up its backfield of the future during the early signing period that began Wednesday. The Panthers signed 18 players in all, including quarterback Davis Beville from Greenville, South Carolina, and running back Daniel Carter. Carter played for powerful St. Thomas Aquinas High in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 6-foot-5 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Pittsburgh, Pitt, Fort Lauderdale Florida, Panthers, Greenville South Carolina, Davis Beville, Daniel Carter Carter, St Thomas Aquinas High

Wilson-Frame's double-double leads Pitt over UMES

Senior guard Jared Wilson-Frame recorded his first double-double of the season and Pittsburgh rolled over Maryland-Eastern Shore, 78-43. Coming off the bench, Wilson-Frame had 11 points and was 3 of 7 from beyond the 3-point line            [Author: AP]
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Bill Fralic, star lineman for Pitt and Falcons, dies at 56

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Fralic, the burly, bruising and athletic offensive lineman who starred for the Atlanta Falcons and was a three-time All-American at Pittsburgh, has died. He was 56. The school said Fralic had cancer and died Thursday at his home in suburban Atlanta. Fralic was the first offensive lineman to finish in the […]
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Ex-Pro Bowler Fralic, 56, dies after cancer battle

Bill Fralic, a former Falcons first-round pick out of Pitt, has died at 56 after a battle with cancer.
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Former Pitt OL Bill Fralic, the inspiration for the term 'pancake block,' dies at 56

Former Pittsburgh lineman Bill Fralic, left, and NFL Hall of Fame member, Pitt quarterback Dan Marino chat at a news conference in 2015. Fralic finished in the top 10 of the Heisman voting on two occasions. Bill Fralic, the man whose dominance inspired the term “pancake block,” died Thursday from cancer.
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Pitt professor models system using baking soda filled capsules to capture CO2 emissions

Coal and natural gas represent the majority of the US energy supply. Even with pollution controls, burning these fossil fuels for energy releases a tremendous amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Research led by the University of Pittsburgh and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) uses microcapsule technology that may make post-combustion carbon capture cheaper, safer, and more efficient.
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Pitt chemical engineers advance olefins production through computational modeling

New research from the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering has introduced a method to effectively screen different catalysts that convert light alkanes to olefins. With light alkanes being abundant in the Marcellus and Utica shale reserves, this methodology may provide a more economical solution for olefins production.
Tags: Science, Utica, Pitt, University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering, Marcellus

Pitt chemical engineers develop new theory to build improved nanomaterials

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering have developed a new theory to better predict how nanoclusters will behave when a given metal is introduced to their structure. Their findings were featured on the cover of ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.
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