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By / August 7, 2012

Check ’em out: Five years after I-35 collapse, big leap in bridge sensors (Futurity) Five years after the deadly I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, advances in sensors are making warning systems more affordable and practical. A new generation of these devices is needed to adequately monitor the nearly 150,000 US highway bridges, about one-in-four listed…

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / July 23, 2012

Take a break and take a look: China cuts rare earth mining rights by half to aid consolidation (Bloomberg/Businessweek) – China, the supplier of 90 percent of the world’s rare earths, cut mining rights for the materials by about half to 65 nationwide to help the industry consolidate and create bigger producers. Rare-earth mining rights in…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / May 1, 2012

Check’ em out: Smart bridge: Iowa State engineers load new bridge with damage-detection gauges (Newswise) The new bridge over the Iowa River near downtown Iowa Falls is a major upgrade over the 1928 concrete arch structure it replaced last fall, once the longest arch span bridge in the state. The new US Highway 65/Oak Street…

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Materials stories that may also be of interest

By / August 5, 2011

Check ’em out: Low-cost system spots failing bridges; new sensor technology helps make bridges safer Rice University researchers ‘armchair’ nanotubes could improve power grid’s efficiency Russia offers Germany help on rare earths supply Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies invents heat-regulating building material GE Lighting acquires Lightech, a technology leader in LED drivers and $10 million and GE…

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