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  • Earthquakes on the brain

    Earthquakes on the brain
    I'm generally not an alarmist about earthquakes. As a California native, I've experienced my share of small to moderate reminders that our fair state is fractured from head to toe and we're all standing on broken plates. But the shaking is putting me on...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 15

    Solving crime I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime. As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
  • Allentown native Lara Jill Miller to return in "Sci-Girls"

    Allentown's Lara Jill Miller who keeps a hectic schedule with her voice work for children's programming will return as Izzy on a third season tthe Emmy-Award-winning "SciGirls" which airs on PBS KIDS GO. Twin Cities Public Television received a $2.7...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Home Builders & Remodelers Association Of Central Connecticut Recognizes Students

    The Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Central Connecticut held the 66th Annual Student Design Competition at the Connecticut Home and Remodeling Show at the Connecticut Convention Center on Feb. 28 through March 2. Entering were 96...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CME VP Honored With Distinguished Achievement Award

    Michael P. Culmo, PE, V.P. of Structures and Transportation at CME Associates, Inc. has earned the 2014 American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) Special Achievement Award. This distinguished national honor has been bestowed on Mr. Culmo for his...
  • Regulators twice declined to open GM ignition switch probes

    Regulators twice declined to open GM ignition switch probes
    WASHINGTON -- Despite concerns that airbags failed to deploy in some General Motors Co. cars, federal regulators twice declined to open formal investigations to determine the cause, according to a congressional investigation into delays in recalling the...
  • Williams F1 team sells hybrid power unit to GKN

    LONDON (Reuters) - Williams Grand Prix Holdings, parent of the Formula One team, has sold a hybrid power unit that has applications in mass transport to British engineering firm GKN, the two companies announced on Tuesday. GKN said it was paying 8...
  • Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson acquires Florida firm

    Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson acquires Florida firm
    Sparks-based Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Inc., a top Maryland civil engineering firm behind many of the state's roads, said Monday it has acquired a South Florida construction engineering and inspection services company. Terms of the deal with Fort...
  • 'Nanobionics' aims to give plants superpowers

    'Nanobionics' aims to give plants superpowers
    Plants are an engineering marvel of nature. Fueled by sunlight, they recycle our carbon dioxide waste into fresh oxygen for us to breathe. Plus, they make the world prettier. But, with a little help from us humans, can they be coaxed to do even more?...
  • 'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act

    'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act
    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report. The...
  • Students teach robotics to area CEOs

    Students teach robotics to area CEOs
    Antonio Harrell signed up to design and build competition robots at Dunbar High School because, he says, he "didn't have anything else to do." Three years later, the 18-year-old senior has gotten so good at engineering robots, he's teaching Baltimore'...