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Revolutionary Vacuum Glass

Revolutionary Vacuum Glass

Researchers at Guardian Industries have recently introduced a new form of vacuum-glazed super glass. Based on the same principle used in vacuum thermos bottles, these glass panels essentially negate two principal modes of heat transfer. This vacuum-glazed glass may enable ...

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New Sensors Can Detect Structural Defects

New Sensors Can Detect Structural Defects

A research team from Sandia National Laboratories in the U.S. is developing a family of advanced permanently-mounted sensors that collect data about possible structural defects in support beams, bridges and highway overpasses. These sensors are expected to serve as an ...

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Biosphere 2 to Live On

Biosphere 2 to Live On

The University of Arizona recently announced that it will be taking on the operation of the Biosphere 2 Project, which was on the verge of being shut down after it ran out of money. This announcement is now giving hope ...

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