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    Redefining an Icon
    Jun 30 2015
    By T.R. Witcher

    An innovative facade helps a new design center at the Illinois Institute of Technology control the sun--and look to the future.

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    Report Examines the Pros and Cons of Vertical Greenery
    Jun 30 2015
    By Kevin Wilcox

    New research examines the benefits and challenges of incorporating extensive greenery into tall buildings by focusing on the early months of Bosco Verticale.

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    University Program Aims to Build Better Engineers
    Jun 30 2015
    By Kevin Wilcox

    A new research project at Purdue will identify innovations and incorporate them into engineering education to boost teamwork, communication, and multicultural understanding.

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    Pressure Mounts to Keep Global Temperatures in Check
    Jun 30 2015
    By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.

    A new International Energy Agency report on energy-related CO 2 emissions focuses on the steps that must be taken to keep global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius.

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    Northern Nevada Takes Steps to Prevent Future Floods
    Jun 23 2015
    By T.R. Witcher

    In an era of diminishing federal support, communities in and around Reno that are seeking protection from significant floods will have to pick up the slack.

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    Report Promotes Integrating Engineering, Science in K-12 Education
    Jun 23 2015
    By Jenny Jones

    Researchers find that 12 states explicitly define engineering in their K-12 science standards and expect more states to follow suit, which could lead to a more highly skilled workforce.