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Cool CO2

By John Monczunski

Notre Dame engineering researchers have come up with a new, green take on an old air-conditioning technology that has the potential to save money and benefit the environment.

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A cruel disease, a glimmer of hope

By John Monczunski

Niemann-Pick Type C may be the cruelest disease on the planet afflicting children. The National Institutes of Health refers to the disorder as “childhood Alzheimer’s,” and there’s no doubt the title is deserved.

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The Mortgage that Ate My Life

By Ed Cohen

Great new job, beautiful new home, happy horizons in one of America’s most scenic landscapes. Then a crash, and a quandary. An American morality tale.

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Far afield: Excuses, excuses

By Jason Kelly '95

It probably won’t become the sports equivalent of “hiking the Appalachian Trail,” but as excuses go, the North Korean coach’s explanation for his team’s World Cup loss to the United States has a certain electromagnetic appeal. The team was struck by lightning.

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Wonder of Wonders

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Astronomy must be the most baffling of all sciences. In what other discipline do researchers freely admit they don’t yet understand 96 percent of their subject?

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