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The new American hamburger…?

Twenty six bil­lion pounds. That’s roughly how much beef Amer­i­cans con­sume each year. We get it from some 33 mil­lion cows that are largely raised in cen­tral­ized, indus­trial feed operations […]

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AAAS 2013: Environmental Challenges and Adaptation in Cities

If we want to use research to inspire action by cities and have that research be inspired by what cities cur­rently do to affect their vul­ner­a­bil­i­ties, it really means we […]

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Ecosystems serve up a healthy portion of prevention

A few months ago incoming fac­ulty member Brian Hel­muth saw a camel on the side of a river in the East Hammar Marsh in Basra, Iraq. “At first I thought, […]

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Auroop Ganguly, NSF movie star

This month’s issue of the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion newsletter, Cur­rent, high­lights civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering pro­fessor Auroop Gan­guly. The article talks about Ganguly’s work mod­eling future water avail­ability using various […]

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Putting renewable back into renewable energy

Salem Zahmi grew up under a very hot sun. So it’s no wonder that this grad­uate stu­dent from the United Arab Emi­rates is studying solar energy. He hopes to contribute […]