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26-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 709272

Tracking urban gentrification, one building at a time

PLOS

A new deep-mapping computer model can detect visual changes to individual properties, allowing researchers to more-rapidly track gentrification within neighborhoods and cities, according to a study published March 13, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Lazar Ilic, Michael Sawada, and Amaury Zarzelli of the University of Ottawa, Canada.

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7-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 709212

A “Post-Antibiotic World?”

University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering

The products of wastewater treatment have been found to contain trace amounts of antibiotic resistant DNA. These products are often reintroduced to the environment and water supply, potentially resulting in the spread of antibiotic resistance.

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6-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707319

How Innovative Funding Sources Can Secure Sustainable Infrastructure for Cities

Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)

HARC released a special report today for public and private sector leaders that addresses how to fund critical infrastructure required to maintain the safety and well-being of cities and communities. The Green Paper is entitled “Funding Resilience in the Greater Houston Region: Synopsis from a Public-Private Sector Workshop.”

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31-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 706454

MSU faculty member calls for data utilization to augment community resilience after lessons learned from Camp Fire

Mississippi State University

A Mississippi State civil engineering faculty member who researches resilience against extreme events and natural hazards is responding to lessons learned from California’s deadly Camp Fire by outlining how to utilize the power of data to improve disaster response and minimize economic loss and human harm in similar events.

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14-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
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    2-Jan-2019 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705764

Evaluation of Prestressed Concrete Bridges under Light Rail Loading

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

A field work study of four bridges in Denver, Colorado was conducted to assess the behavior of prestressed concrete bridges carrying light rail transit loadings.

Released:
20-Dec-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 703503

Valuing older buildings: Architecture professor's book argues for reuse rather than wrecking ball

University of Washington

In her new book, Kathryn Rogers Merlino, University of Washington associate professor of architecture, argues for the environmental benefit of reusing buildings rather than tearing them down and building anew.

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6-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST

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