Minspeak

OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.

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Amid much controversy, the Upper Saint Clair School District decided to drop its International Baccalaureate Program. What exactly is the I.B. program? And how does it differ from traditional advanced-placement courses? OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports.


This innovative program takes teenagers into the woods for a week-long workshop dealing with nature's delicate balance. The summer 2009 Wildlife Leadership Academy session taught the students about managing the deer herd in Pennsylvania.


Sometimes a pharmacy is just a pharmacy... but then maybe you haven't been to Adzema's! Since 1959, the best-kept secret in McCandless has been filling prescriptions and filling up hungry customers at their legendary lunch counter.


Pittsburgh's first observatory was completed in 1912 on the city's North Side. OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you on a tour of this historic landmark, which has three amazing telescopes, memorabilia dating back to the turn of the 20th century - and even crypts!


Hey Pittsburgh, it's your turn to ask the questions - about anything that has to do with Pittsburgh! Every month, On Q Contributor Mike Lee selects the best questions and hits the streets to find the answer. So, tune in for the 411.


As a part of program series "Issues Pa", this episode investigates how biomedical research affects the cost of healthcare. OnQ's Michael Bartley contributes to the program with this feature on Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse.

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