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    Original @ MIT News – Civil and environmental engineering A novel hand-held laboratory reveals hidden subterranean fluid movement. [...]

    Helping Mexico design an effective climate policy

    Original @ MIT News – Environment MIT researchers are working with the Mexican government on carbon pricing options to meet the country’s climate goals under the Paris Agreement. [...]

    eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before they are abundant is vital. A recent University of Illinois study successfully used envi… [...]

    Designing local well-being indicators—the case of the Grenoble metropolitan area

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Across international, European, national and local scales, the emergence of new socio-environmental indicators highlights the need to develop appropriate measurement strategies. [...]

    Data modelling is key to managing fisheries sustainably

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Have you ever questioned the environmental or economic sustainability of the flathead you order from your local fish and chips shop? Do you know where it’s from? [...]

    A new way to store thermal energy

    Original @ MIT News – Energy MIT researchers create material for a chemical heat “battery” that could release its energy on demand. [...]

    Consumer Technology Association inducts Ray Kurzweil, 11 other visionaries into the 2017 Consumer Technology Hall of Fame

    Original @ KurzweilAI » News The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) inducted Ray Kurzweil and 11 other industry leaders into the Consumer Technology (CT) Hall of Fame at its 19th annual awards dinner, held Nov. 7, 2017 at the Rainbow Room, atop 30 Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. CTA, formerly Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), created the Hall of Fame in 2000 to honor industry [...] [...]

    Environmental factors may trigger lupus onset and progression

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can attack any organ system in the human body, so do environmental triggers, such as particulates in air pollution and ultraviolet light, explains Gaurav Gulati,… [...]

    All Navy Carriers to Deploy with Dive Chambers to Treat Sick Pilots

    Original @ Defensetech In January, the carrier George H. W. Bush deployed from its Norfolk, Virginia, homeport with a new piece of gear aboard: a transportable recompression chamber,… [...]

    Bringing design thinking into nuclear science and engineering

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering Nuclear Systems Design class immerses students in the design and communications skills needed to produce innovations. [...]