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  • Bellevue College Bookstore Adds Comparison Shopping

    Starting in August, Bellevue College in Washington added a service that enables its bookstore shoppers to compare the price of alternative sources for textbooks and even buy them from the online store of their choosing. The comparison also includes estimated shipping costs.

  • Carnegie Mellon and NASA Size Up Wildfires

    As wildfire season heats up in the western United States, Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley Campus is teaming up with NASA during September and October to further test out new approaches and technologies for managing emergency response.

  • U Texas Austin and IBM Shore Up Flood Prediction Technology

    As weather becomes more extreme and flooding more common, the ability to predict the likelihood of flooding beforehand in a given geographic area would be a real boon to safety and preparedness. A team of researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and IBM is working to develop technology that could tackle just such a problem right now.


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