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    Report: Rising Arctic Temperatures Have Global Implications
    Apr 21 2015
    By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.

    A state-of-the-field report geared toward nonspecialists and issued by the U.S. National Research Council details the global implications of rising Arctic temperatures and melting ice.

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    Subatomic Particles Aid Investigation of Large Bridge Components
    Apr 21 2015
    By Laurie A. Shuster

    Researchers in diverse fields at Columbia University are shooting neutrons into bridge cables to reliably characterize their behavior when small wires inevitably break.

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    Macro and Micro Experiences Merge in ‘Am Hirschgarten’ Design
    Apr 21 2015
    By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.

    The winning design for a new complex to be built in Munich, Germany, merges a reimagined skyline with a plan that focuses on the experiences of visitors.

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    New Foam Material Derives Strength from Geometry
    Apr 21 2015
    By Kevin Wilcox

    Researchers are developing a 3-D-printed, closed-cell foam that could lead to lightweight structures and load-bearing insulation and acoustical panels.

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    Keeping the Water at Bay
    Apr 14 2015
    By T.R. Witcher

    Alexandria, Virginia, is preparing to beautify its historic waterfront while it protects its shores from floods.

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    Cities Pursue Successful Sustainability Efforts
    Apr 14 2015
    By Kevin Wilcox

    Cities across the world are pursuing a broad range of strategies to increase the energy efficiency of their buildings.