George Hawkins

Aug. 17, 2012

Aging City Pipes in Need of a Plumber’s Touch

Water travels to city dwellers by way of old, leaky pipes that are tricky to replace.

water supply, water pipes, infrastructure, urban engineering, civil engineering, water treatment, waste water, sewage

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Medical Oddities from the Bowels of the Mütter

\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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