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NEWS ARCHIVE
Researchers Find Oldest Known Footprints On Earth
June 19, 2018

A team of scientists led by Shuhai Xiao, of the Virginia Tech College of Science, have discovered the oldest known footprints ever found, estimated at 540 million to 550 million years old.

New Material Best Ever At Splitting Light
June 19, 2018

A team of scientists and engineers led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Southern California have created a crystal that has a higher degree of optical anisotropy than all other solid substances on earth…

Seawater Produces First Grams of Yellowcake
June 18, 2018

For the first time, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and LCW Supercritical Technologies have created five grams of yellowcake — a powdered form of uranium…

Researcher To Experiment With Algae In Space
June 18, 2018

A University of Florida scientist will use the International Space Station to see if algae can help recycle carbon dioxide and eventually be used to help make plastics, resins and even food.

14th Annual International Student Science Fair Scheduled
June 15, 2018

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is hosting the 14th Annual International Student Science Fair June 27-July 1, 2018 connecting students from around the globe with the intent to…

Invitation To Participate In Doyenne Inspiration Event
June 15, 2018

Inviting all young women interested in First Robotics Competition (FRC) to participate in Doyenne Inspiration, an all-girls FRC off-season event playing Power Up.

New Energy Research Facility Receives Virginia Grant
June 14, 2018

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently announced a $300,000 grant to create Industry Labs at Liberty University’s Center for Energy Research & Education (CERE) in Bedford County.

Team Captures Third Place In VEX Robotics World Championship
June 14, 2018

Mason’s SciTech Robotics team captured third place in the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky this spring.

New Fundamental Feature of Brain Oscillations Discovered
June 13, 2018

Biomedical engineers at Columbia Engineering have discovered a new fundamental feature of brain oscillations: they actually move rhythmically across the brain…

Software Able To Predict Reliability of a City’s Wastewater Treatment
June 13, 2018

Urban populations and mega-cities are on the rise and so is the amount of wastewater pouring into treatment facilities that cannot adequately handle the load.

Nanorobots Clear Bacteria and Toxins From Blood
June 12, 2018

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed tiny ultrasound-powered robots that can swim through blood, removing harmful bacteria along with the toxins they produce.

Machine Learning Could Reduce Design Time And Development Costs
June 12, 2018

Scientists and engineers use cutting-edge machine learning techniques to overcome process limitations.

Autonomous Vehicle Training Headed In Wrong Direction
June 11, 2018

Emulating human-based driving behavior in AV programming is foundation for continued safety issues.

Delta Pure Announces $2 Million Facility Expansion
June 11, 2018

Company will invest $2 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Hanover County.

Dewberry to Update High-Resolution Lidar for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
June 8, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has selected Dewberry to collect and process Quality Level 1 topographic lidar data of Puerto Rico, including the islands of…

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 135-2016 Addendum
June 8, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Researchers Fabricate Key Circuit in Power Conversion Systems
June 7, 2018

Hydrogenated diamond circuit may be key to power loss challenge.

Electronic Devices Learn to Speak for Themselves
June 7, 2018

Devices could be programmed and trained to keep people connected in emergency situations.

Engineers Study Nanodefects in Electrical Insulating Materials
June 6, 2018

Failures turn insulators into materials that allow current to flow.

Team Cracks Code On Cheap Carbon Nanotubes
June 6, 2018

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash.

Hyperloop At VCU Team In Final Sprint
June 5, 2018

After advancing through two preliminary rounds to become one of only 11 teams in the United States and one of only 20 teams across the globe earning the honor to compete in the final round…

Cooling Method May Relieve Heat Woes
June 5, 2018

Electronic systems, such as electric vehicles and large data centers, generate a lot of power, which creates tremendous heat.

CMI Expands Research In Tech Metals
June 4, 2018

As increasing consumer interest in electric vehicles drives the demand for supplies of lithium and cobalt (ingredients in lithium-ion batteries), the Critical Materials Institute (CMI) will begin new efforts this July…

Simpler Method Devised For Modeling Molecular Structure
June 4, 2018

Who would guess that cracking the mystery of how infinitesimally small atoms arrange themselves at the edges of crystals in advanced materials could be as simple as one, two, three?


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