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C2D2 robot_TN
By Kevin Wilcox
Researchers in Switzerland are developing a robot that can inspect the undersides of bridges, detecting damage years before it would be visible.
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Onshore and subsea cable that's being laid from a vessel and placed in precut trenches on the seafloor_TN
By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.
Permission has been granted for a 1.2 GW subsea cable that will extend from Caithness to Moray, in northern Scotland, the United Kingdom.
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Tested computer tower, supplied by Yahoo, Inc._TN
By Kevin Wilcox
A research team is testing the best methods to protect sensitive computer, telecommunications, and electrical equipment during earthquakes.
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This transparent solar concentrator harvests the invisible portions of the solar spectrum to produce electricity while giving the appearance of clear glass_TN
By Kevin Wilcox
Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a luminescent solar concentrator that could convert any window into a solar photovoltaic panel.
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Floodwaters from severe storms in the City of Milwaukee_TN
By Jenny Jones
The City of Milwaukee is pursuing a plan to turn the basements of foreclosed homes into storm-water management facilities, topped by urban gardens.
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Aerial view of the aftermath from Hurricane Katrina in 2005_TN
By Kevin Wilcox
A committee of the National Research Council finds that the economics driving rapid coastal development are disconnected from the growing risks of natural disasters in those areas.
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Skagit River bank along State Route 20, near Rockport_TN
By Kevin Wilcox
The WSDOT examines the results of its qualitative assessment of climate change on infrastructure when considering projects in known high-risk locations.
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Merawu River in Central Java, Indonesia_TN
By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.
Four cascaded run-of-river hydropower plants will be built on the Merawu River in Central Java, Indonesia, to provide electricity to 11,000 households.
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