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Meet SARA and four other robotic marvels in Pittsburgh

Study participant Tim Hemmes (right) reaches out to researcher Dr. Wei Wang (left), using a brain-controlled prosthetic arm. Also pictured: Researchers (left to right) Jennifer L. Collinger and Katie Schaffer. | Photo courtesy of UPMC

October 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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Arcadis ranks Pittsburgh among 15 most-sustainable U.S. cities

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center was the first LEED-certified convention center in the program. | Wikimedia Commons photo by Jim Henderson

October 14, 2016 - 12:06pm

Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lynn Banaszak

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Helen Behn

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michael Gallup

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Picture this: Health platform exercises data to visualize weight loss

Dee Barker illustrates how to use the Better Body Image platform. | Photo courtesy of Better Body Image

August 16, 2016 - 4:54pm

Zika strains nation's blood-collection industry

The aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary carrier of the Zika virus. Its breeding range covers much of the Southern U.S.

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

August 12, 2016 - 5:03pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Dee Barker

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