In Love and Out of Debt

Haley Messner and Tanner Cemper do not disagree that 2020 has been a difficult year. But for them, it’s a tossup on whether 2019 might have been worse. Ms. Messner said she was “pretty homeless” for a while that year. Mr. Cemper, too, spent a solid part of it feeling he had skidded off the…

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Their Own Kind of Energy

Alia Mohammed’s favorite subjects — energy, oil and her hometown Houston — may not be catnip to most suitors. But for Saamir Elshihabi, they sparked electricity. Ms. Mohammed, 34, and Mr. Elshihabi, 46, met in 2014, when he was working in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for Occidental Petroleum, an American energy company, and she…

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New Luxury Condo Design: Understated

For years, developers of New York condominiums engaged in an unofficial battle to slather the most exotic materials, revered architects and designers, blue-chip art installations and exclusive club-like amenities over their projects. At 53 West 53, a tower designed by the architect Jean Nouvel, Thierry W. Despont crafted kitchens with backlit Statuary marble and bathrooms…

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Researchers examining computational & biological approach to flow diversion

Juan Cebral, Professor, Bioengineering, and his collaborators are constructing computational fluid dynamics models of cerebral aneurysms to compare the effects of flow diverters and assess the hemodynamic differences between immediate occlusions and long-term patency. To do so, they are using 3-D rotational angiography images and data on the effects of flow-diverting devices. They will include…

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