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50 college diplomas with the highest pay

50 college diplomas with the highest pay

May 30, 2014

Forbes: To put together the salary list, NerdScholar started with the top 100 national universities from US News & World Report’s list of top colleges plus the top 30 liberal arts schools from that... read more

A new dimension in printing could reshape how we live

A new dimension in printing could reshape how we live

May 29, 2014

Wisconsin Public Radio: Engineering expert shares ins and outs of 3D printing. read more

Forbes: Shale Oil And Gas: Potential For Earthquakes Could Cause Sector To Lose Footing

Forbes: Shale Oil And Gas: Potential For Earthquakes Could Cause Sector To Lose Footing

May 6, 2014

Shale oil and shale gas development is helping give new life to parts of the country. But it could also be helping to do something more nefarious — contribute to smaller earthquakes by discharging... read more

The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

May 5, 2014

Computerworld: A recent White House report on big data wonders aloud about the capability of sensors and smart meters to turn homes into fish tanks, completely transparent to marketers, police -- and... read more

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

May 2, 2014

National Geographic: Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk of causing dangerous earthquakes than previously believed, particularly in areas of the U.S.... read more