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Paving the Way toward an...

Mixing concrete is a bit of an art. Not enough air in the mix can cause concrete to crack when it freezes; too much air yields weak results. To check the final result, engineers polish samples of hardened concrete, and then count air bubbles by hand. Developing an open-source, computerized...

$8,000 (funded)
$8,000 (goal)
Can a Good Night's Sleep...

Sleep disorders affect nearly one in three adults. Since chronic sleep deprivation leads to cardiovascular disease—the number one killer in the United States for almost 100 years—this is a critical health issue. We will investigate sleep disorders in great depth to better understand the...

$24,875 (funded)
$25,000 (goal)

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