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Better Roads - Rubber Expands

After years of promotion, pavements using asphalt rubber, or rubberized asphalt (there’s a difference), are spreading far and wide in the United States.Thin overlay of warm-mix asphalt containing terminal blend asphalt rubber and Evotherm warm mix additive is placed on Calif. 1, the Pacific Coast Highway, near Fort Bragg two hours after loadout...

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MML - Missouri Cities Hoping Supreme Court Will Hear Red-Light Safety Camera Appeals

Cities from across Missouri hope that the Missouri Supreme Court will hear a series of appeals filed in cases challenging the validity of red-light camera ordinances. These inconsistent lower-court rulings have caused uncertainty for municipalities and threaten their ability to pass a wide range of local public safety ordinances beyond red-light cameras...

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Better Roads - ADA Angst over pavement preservation

Pavement preservation stakeholders in the United States are concerned that a reinterpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act last year by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will lead to disruption of low-cost pavement preservation programs in this country.

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Better Roads - State DOTs Hosts National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week began Monday, and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will host an official kick-off event on Tuesday in Seattle...

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Dept of Transportation - Climate Change & Transportation series addresses challenges

Last October, Volpe --our National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts-- launched an eight-session speaker series on Transportation System Resilience, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change. Given the tremendous...

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MODOT - Can They See You? Don't Bet Your Life On It.

Commercial motor vehicles are an important part of our nation's economy. They carry goods from coast to coast, and make up 20 percent of all traffic on Missouri's interstates. Crashes involving tractor trailers don't happen very often, but when they do...

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DESERT EXPLORER

Michael Bouchard studies bizarre dome-like structures in Egypt's Afar Desert.

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GOING THE DISTANCE

Marathon runner Devin Dixon sped through three degrees in just over six years.

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MINING ON THE MOON

Dr. Leslie Gertsch takes a look at humanity's future in space.

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D-DAY RE-EXAMINED

John McManus' latest book looks at the Big Red One at Omaha Beach.

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LIFE ON MARS

Melanie Mormile studies bacteria here on Earth that could survive on Mars.

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SPELUNKING FOR A CAUSE

Michael Bradford helps protect bats and cave formations in Missouri.

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SLIMY STUFF

Paul Nam suggests the potential solution to several global problems is green slime (algae).

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DANCING WITH CODE

Marquia Lewis studies computer science and is a member of the Gold Miners dance squad.

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CRAFT-Y MAGAZINE EDITOR

Casey Burton works to improve cancer screenings and publishes a gamer magazine.

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A GOALIE'S PERSPECTIVE

Carrie Levy enjoys the mental challenge of being a Lady Miner goalkeeper.

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A PHILOSOPHY OF ADVOCACY

Kate Burns is proof that students in every major can find success.

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PHYTOFORENSICS

Joel Burken's research team use trees to detect soil and groundwater contamination.

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ROCKET SCIENTIST

Anan Takroori shares his love of planes, rockets and satellites with campers.

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'DOWN-TO-EARTH' SCHOLAR

Krista Rybacki studies soil samples from an area near a lead recycling smelter.

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MINERS ABROAD

Delancey Rougely studied the effects of war in France and blogged about it.

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