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2D Materials May Provide Electric Vehicles With 500 Miles On Single Charge
January 18, 2019

Lithium-air batteries are poised to become the next revolutionary replacement for currently used lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, cell phones and computers.

Important Discovery For ‘Smart’ Films and Encapsulation Found
January 18, 2019

A study from the University of Notre Dame has found that the properties of a material commonly used to create conductive or protective films and encapsulate drug compounds…

New Type of MEMS Switch Created
January 17, 2019

Researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a way to make cell phones and power lines more durable.

Research Instrument Returns From 22,000-Mile Journey
January 16, 2019

A portable research lab developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists and engineers recently returned home to Madison following a 22,000-mile journey to the Philippine Sea and back…

Parts of Deep Pacific May Still Be Cooling
January 16, 2019

Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Harvard University have found that the deep Pacific Ocean lags a few centuries behind in terms of temperature…

Microsoft Announces Expansion of Mecklenburg County Enterprise Data Center
January 15, 2019

Project will be Microsoft’s sixth expansion at the facility since 2010.

Online Degree Receives Top 10 Ranking
January 15, 2019

The Volgenau School of Engineering, at George Mason University, recently announced that their online MS in Applied Information Technology recently received an eighth-place ranking…

Understanding and Predicting The Properties of ZIF Glasses
January 14, 2019

ZIF glasses, a new family of glass, could combine the transparency of silicate glass with the nonbrittle quality of metallic glass…

8th Annual STEM Essay Contest Announced
January 14, 2019

The Virginia Council on Women (Council) will provide one scholarship to a high school junior or senior in each of five geographic regions across the Commonwealth.

FIRST® Tech Challenge Reston Qualifier In January 2019
January 11, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Reston Qualifier is scheduled for January 13, 2019. The event will be held at South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Dr, Reston, VA, 20191.

Completion of the Belmont Ridge Road Widening Project Celebrated
January 10, 2019

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the design-build team of Shirley Contracting Company, LLC, and Dewberry recently celebrated the completion of the reconstruction and widening of…

Studies For Collecting Clean Water From Air Inspired By Nature
January 10, 2019

Bhushan’s work focuses on finding nature-inspired solutions to societal problems. In this case, his research team looked to the desert to find life that survives despite limited access to water.

Permit For Atlantic Coast Pipeline Approved
January 9, 2019

Recently, at its meeting in Richmond, the State Air Pollution Control Board (Board) approved a Buckingham Compressor Station permit that limits air pollution from this facility…

New Houseplant Developed That Can Clean Your Home's Air
January 9, 2019

Researchers at the University of Washington have genetically modified a common houseplant — pothos ivy — to remove chloroform and benzene from the air around it.

FIRST® Tech Challenge SWCC Richlands Qualifier In January 2019
January 8, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Southwest Community College Qualifier is scheduled for January 12, 2019.

Patch Penetrates The Skin To Measure Blood Pressure
January 8, 2019

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded researchers are literally breaking barriers using ultrasound waves emitted from a flexible patch to accurately measure central blood pressure…

‘Tunnelbot’ To Search For Life On Europa
January 7, 2019

Between 1995 and 2003, NASA’s Galileo spacecraft made several flybys of Jupiter’s moon, Europa.

Escape Respirator Challenge Launched
January 4, 2019

Recently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) launched the Escape Respirator Challenge…

Device Developed To “See” Through Solid Objects
January 4, 2019

Camera-like device developed that generates and detects millimeter waves to “see” through solid objects.

Virginia Firm McKim & Creed Acquires Florida Company
January 3, 2019

McKim & Creed, Inc., which has an office in Norfolk and is one of the largest engineering and geomatics (surveying) firms headquartered in the Southeast, announced recently that it has acquired…

FIRST® Tech Challenge Charlottesville Qualifier In January 2019
January 3, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Charlottesville Qualifier is scheduled for January 5, 2019.

Theme Announced For 2019 Building Safety Month
January 2, 2019

The 2019 Building Safety Month theme is “No Code. No Confidence.”

2019 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference Scheduled
January 2, 2019

SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for February 5 – 7, 2019 …

3-D Printing Offers Helping Hand
December 31, 2019

Adaptive aids are expensive. Additive manufacturing, using low-cost 3-D printers, can save upwards of 94 percent for simple household items.

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