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AI could help cities detect expensive water leaks

Costly water losses in municipal water systems could be significantly reduced using sensors and new artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo in collaboration with industry partners, the technology has […]

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A life cycle solution to fossil fuel impacts

Pennsylvania’s energy history is rich with the quantities of fossil fuels that it has produced, but is also rife with the environmental legacies of coal mining and, more recently, hydrofracturing. Water that finds its way […]

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How plastic waste moves in the environment

A Washington State University researcher for the first time has modeled how microplastic fibers move through the environment. The work, published in the November print issue of the journal Advances in Water Resources, could someday […]

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How X-rays helped to solve mystery of floating rocks

Shares 114 [embedded content] VIDEO: This animation, produced from a series of X-ray microtomography images collected at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source, shows a cube-shaped sample of pumice (blue-gray) and pockets of trapped gases (other […]