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Playing tough on hard water

In the state of New Mexico, scrubbing traces of hard water from faucets, drains, and dishes is a familiar experience. Fortunately, there are multiple treatments and technologies available to prevent the build-up of unwanted minerals. The trouble occurs when trying to select the best product or technology to do so. Enter chemical engineering students Keith…
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University of Idaho students provide solution to Listeria outbreak

University of Idaho students may have already provided a partial solution to the listeria outbreak being traced to cantaloupe from Colorado. Intan Karina, Jo Scholkowfsky, Sarah Reichman, and Keith Christopher designed a device for the 2011 International Environmental Design Contest and are back in the news following the Colorado Listeria outbreak. Listeria is a potentially…
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Student teams awarded over $16,000

Las Cruces, NM— NMSU’s Institute for Energy & the Environment hosted their flagship event, the International Environmental Design Contest, this week in Las Cruces, NM at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Awards received during the contest totaled $16,250. Contestants traveled from around the U.S. and Canada to showcase their innovative solutions from…
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Engineering competition marks 20th year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of New Mexico State University’s International Environmental Design Contest, created to bring innovative technologies to the marketplace. More than 5,000 students have participated in the engineering challenge focused on evolving proprietary technologies covering complex environmental challenges related to energy, water and overall sustainability. The Institute for Energy & the…
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