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Multi-Year Grant To VPOST Announced
October 2020

The STEM Next Opportunity Fund recently announced a multi-year grant to the Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School Time (VPOST) as part of the Million Girls Moonshot.

Batteries That Could Make It Easier To Explore Mars Created
September 2020

Electrifying research by Clemson University scientists could lead to the creation of lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit…

Quality Assurance Contract For Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Awarded
August 2020

Dewberry has announced that it will be providing quality assurance (QA) for the entire $3.8 billion Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) project.

Optimal Growing Conditions For Sea Vegetables Studied
July 2020

Three species of vegetables from the sea could just be the new kale with the added benefit of a salty flavor.

VCU’s Medicines for All Institute Partners With Industry To Secure The Domestic Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
June 2020

To prevent domestic shortages of critical medications, the Medicines for All Institute, based in the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) College of Engineering, has joined forces with pharmaceutical industry leaders to bring…

New Report Released On Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and How It Could Reduce The Spread of COVID-19
May 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of seemingly conflicting statements and opinions about the disinfection capabilities and safety of GUV, the Illuminating Engineering Society…

Experiments To Test Effects Of Space Conditions On Microbes
March 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, a rocket and spacecraft were launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia carrying tubes of bacteria and bacteriophage…

Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Rolls-Royce
February 2020

Elizabeth Lindsey, Executive Director of Byte Back in Washington, DC, was honored recently with the Reaching for the Stars: Outstanding Women in STEM Award at the second annual…

New Study Looks At The Women Who Thrive In Engineering and Technology Education and Career Paths
January 2020

The new collaborative study between DiscoverE and Concord Evaluation Group, entitled Despite the Odds: Young Women Who Persist In Engineering, has uncovered a number of key factors…

NASA’s Webb Telescope To Reveal Milky Way’s Center
December 2019

NASA’s upcoming James Webb Space Telescope is designed to view the universe in infrared light…

Studying Movement Against A Current
November 2019

Going upstream, and against a current, involves a front-first downward tilt and then moving along a surface, shows new research…

Hazard and Disaster Research Network Seeks to Advance Innovation
October 2019

The Operations and Systems Engineering Extreme Event Research (OSEEER) network will advance basic science and engineering while also improving societal well-being.

Actuator Vibration Moves Tiny 3D-Printed Robots
September 2019

Robots are the size of the world’s smallest ant.

Manganese May Be To Blame For Lead In Water
August 2019

Research at Washington University in St. Louis has shown however, that in conjunction with certain other chemicals, naturally occurring manganese can lead to big changes in…

Large “Dead Zone” Forecasted For Chesapeake Bay
July 2019

This year, exceptionally high spring rainfall and streamflow is transporting nitrogen to tidal waters in amounts above the long-term average…


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