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University in Ohio seeks to revamp leaky green roof


  • Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

The leaky rooftop garden atop the Recreational Center at Cleveland State University will be removed and replaced by another green roof with a different design. The school has applied for a $250,000 gr… Read More

Engineers use fly hearing as inspiration for intelligent hearing aids


  • Medical News Today

A 2 mm device made of silicon that uses a flexible beam of piezoelectric materials duplicates the highly accurate sound-locating abilities of a certain type of fly. The developers say their device co… Read More

Permits reveal scope of Apple Campus 2 in Calif.


  • American City Business Journals

Permits submitted for the Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino, Calif., provide a glimpse into the cost and scope of the project, which includes an underground theater and a $107 million parking structure. All… Read More