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New Book 'City Unsilenced' Explores Protest and Public Space

Jeff Hou, professor of landscape architecture and adjunct professor of urban design and planning at the University of Washington in Seattle, discusses the new book he co-edited, "City Unsilenced: Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy."

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Northwestern University, bomb cyclone, Weather, weather advisory, Winter Weather, Infrastructure, Engineering

Winter Storms: Be Ready for It

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DHS, DHS S&T, Science & Technology Directorate, Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity

DHS S&T Awards $350K to Herndon, Va. Company to Create Platform to Spur Cybersecurity Controls Information-Sharing

DHS S&T has awarded 418 Intelligence Corporation of Herndon, Virginia $350,000 to develop a forecasting platform that will help critical infrastructure owners and system operators share and keep abreast of the latest developments in cybersecurity protection.

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Amtrak, Amtrak derailment, Railroads, history of technology

Rail Transportation Expert From @MissouriSandT Available to Discuss Washington State Amtrak Derailment

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Net Neutrality, Florida State University, Federal Communications Commission, Stephen McDowell, Jennifer Proffitt

FSU Experts: FCC's Decision to Repeal Net Neutrality will Change Internet Dramatically

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DHS, S&T, R&D, Canada, International, disaster support

US/Canada Demonstrates Communications Interoperability Among First Responders

In mid-November, the DHS S&T and Canada's DRDC CSS tested and demonstrated that seamless communication is possible between first responders from both sides of the border during a major emergency.

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Sea Level Rise, Climate Change, Environment, coastal engineering, Coastal Flooding, Severe Weather

Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware

A geologist for the state of Delaware and a climate scientist unpack the results of a recent report on sea level rise and talk about how projected increases may affect the First State and other areas on the Atlantic Seaboard.

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technology transition, DHS, DHS Science and Technology Directorate, transition to practice, Critical Infrastructure, Cyber Security

DHS S&T Announces Licensing of Infrastructure Security Technology from Transition to Practice Program

DHS S&T today announced the commercialization of another Transition to Practice (TTP) program technology—the sixth marketplace transition in the last six months.

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biomechanical model, pedestrian bridges, wobbling, mathematical formula, critical crowd size, threshold effect, Igor Belykh

Biomechanical Model Could Reduce Wobbling Of Pedestrian Bridges, Study Finds

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The dangerous wobbling of pedestrian bridges could be reduced by using biomechanically inspired models of pedestrian response to bridge motion and a mathematical formula to estimate the critical crowd size at which bridge wobbling begins, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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Jamming, First Responders, responder tech, GPS, Communications

S&T Helps First Responders Mitigate Potential Jamming

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DHS S&T hosted a week-long 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise (JamX 17) at Idaho National Lab (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho where nearly 100 federal, state, and local public safety and private organizations gathered to test tactics and technologies.







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