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Global roadmap_TN
By Kevin Wilcox
Researchers have mapped the economic benefits—and environmental consequences—of a projected massive surge in road building in the developing parts of the world.
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Completed Conga Bridge_TN
By Robert L. Reid
Volunteers from the international engineering firm CH2M HILL helped construct a 45 m long suspension bridge that connects two rural communities in Panama and gives their inhabitants a safe way to cross a dangerous river.
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Exterior rendering of the Jakarta High-Rises at night_TN
By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.
Two linked, mixed-use towers surrounding a central square that replicates the traditional municipal centers of Javanese towns are intended to help revitalize the city’s business district.
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Exterior rendering of the Aotea station, which is part of the City Rail Link_TN
By Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D.
Preparatory work is under way in Auckland, New Zealand, on an underground line that will significantly expand the city’s rail system.
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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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