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Added: July 11, 2018, 4:50 am
Along with flying cars and instantaneous teleportation, smart bridges, roads and subway lines that can send out warnings when they’re damaged are staples of futuristic transportation systems in science fiction. Sandia National Laboratories has worked with Structural Monitoring Systems PLC, …
Added: July 11, 2018, 4:28 am
The passenger rail cars on an Amtrak train that derailed near Seattle last December while traveling more than twice the posted speed, killing three people, didn’t meet current crash-protection standards, federal investigators said Tuesday. The Talgo Inc. cars had to …
Added: July 11, 2018, 3:25 am
Twice in a week this month in unrelated collisions, cars barreled into pedestrians on East Colfax Avenue, in Aurora, killing one man and seriously hurting another. And investigators say those two crashes are far from outliers. They’re part of a …
Added: July 11, 2018, 3:22 am
A new study released by Aon, a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk products, indicates that cyber remained a profitable line of business, as industry loss ratios decreased in 2017 – from 47.6 percent to 32.4 …
Added: July 11, 2018, 12:00 am
Scientists and engineers are simulating precisely how a large-magnitude earthquake along the Hayward Fault would affect different locations and buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area. A team from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, both U.S. …
Added: July 10, 2018, 8:47 am
From the frothy assault of the Atlantic Ocean to the placid trespass of the Lake Worth Lagoon, sea level rise is a mounting concern for South Florida property buyers who are turning to science, and private companies, for guidance. The …
Added: July 10, 2018, 3:46 am
North Dakota’s largest farm group is pushing for adjustments to crop insurance payments to protect farmers from international trade retaliations. The U.S. House and Senate versions of a new Farm Bill are heading to conference committee. The North Dakota Farmers …
Added: July 10, 2018, 3:41 am
The arrest of a man in 2014 with multiple weapons in an upper-floor room at a Las Vegas Strip resort should have led to tightened hotel security and prevented a shooting last October from the same hotel that killed 58 …
Added: July 10, 2018, 3:00 am
A stamp that mistakenly featured the image of a Statue of Liberty replica in Las Vegas instead of the original New York Statue will cost the U.S. Postal Service $3.5 million in a copyright infringement lawsuit. Las Vegas sculptor Robert …
Added: July 10, 2018, 12:00 am
Texas has a hail problem. OK, from an insurance perspective, Texas has a weather problem, period, but that’s another story altogether. Back to hail. On June 6, a hailstorm walloped heavily populated areas of North Texas with baseball sized hail …

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