From energy to water to food, civil engineering projects greatly impact natural resources. One engineer hopes that other engineers can step up to the challenge to help make decisions clearer, if not easier. Using a sustainability-based optimization...
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Using geographic information systems (GIS) and archaeology to model industrial hazards in postindustrial cities to guide planning and development.
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Understanding how French-speaking people migrated throughout North America from the 1600s to 1940 means tracking them at work, school and home spatially and archivally.
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Gamma-ray bursts may actually exceed the speed of light in surrounding gas clouds, but do so without violating Einstein's theory of relativity.
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Modeling currents together with wind and waves provides more accurate predictions for weather forecasts and climate scientists.
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In 1886, female students at Vassar College put on a parody of the opera "The Mikado" by Gilbert and Sullivan. The work reveals notions about who can or cannot do math. Sci comm researchers discovered the libretto in a used bookstore in 2005 as...
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Teeth and seashells can help make super strong glass., offering insight into finite element modeling for materials microarchitecture. Engineers use complex models to study the breaking point of brittle materials; the secret is found in the grinding...
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A U.S. team is in Mumbai this month working on disaster management curriculum with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). TISS is the only institution in all of Mumbai — one of the world's largest cities with 19 million people — to offer...
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