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Supersonic revival: NASA developing quieter, more fuel-efficient supersonic commercial jet

By April Gocha / March 8, 2016

NASA recently announced that it is spending $20 million to push supersonic jet travel back into commercial reality. The funding is going to a team led by Lockheed Martin for preliminary design work on a reimagined supersonic jet that could take to the skies by 2020.

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It’s electric: Conductive concrete cost-effectively heats up to melt away snow and ice

By April Gocha / February 15, 2016

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a winning recipe for electrically conductive concrete that can gently heat up to melt away icy accumulations, yet remain safe to the touch.

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Windowless aircraft offers lower carbon emissions and high-flying fun (with a view)

By Jessica McMathis / November 20, 2014

The Center for Process Innovation’s windowless fuselage features no windows but comes with an extraordinary view.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 25, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 25, 2014.

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Travellers, rejoice: New app uses math to help overcome jet lag

By April Gocha / April 18, 2014

University of Michigan researchers have used their circadian rhythm research to develop an iPhone app that can help weary travelers adjust to timezone changes and mitigate jet lag.

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