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NEWS ARCHIVE
Swirling Currents Key To Nitrate Removal From Streams
May 21, 2018

Researchers calculate a turbulence ‘speed limit’ for nitrate removal in any stream.

Study Supports Ratification Of Kigali Amendment
May 21, 2018

Amendment calls for phase down in the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Guideline 41P and Standards
May 18, 2018

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

"Protecting Communities from Disasters"
May 18, 2018

Building Safety Month week 3, May 13-19, 2018, focuses on “Protecting Communities from Disasters.”

The World Science Festival Announces 2018 Program
May 17, 2018

The World Science Festival has unveiled its 2018 program lineup, which presents many of the world’s leading scientists, artists and influential thinkers…

Improved Method To Create Artificial Photosynthesis Developed
May 17, 2018

A team of chemistry and chemical engineering researchers has developed a method of creating materials for artificial photosynthesis that is more efficient and cost-effective than current methods.

New Polymer Weave Yields Improved Flexibility and Energy Storage
May 16, 2018

‘Candy Cane’ weave yields more robust material for energy storage.

New Study Focuses On Effective Bioremediation Of Polluted Groundwater
May 16, 2018

Study could lead to development of better tools to predict success of groundwater remediation efforts.

Drone-Based Groundwater Contamination Monitoring System Launched
May 15, 2018

The work at Hangar6 is part of a proposed project to develop a drone-based radiation monitoring system to detect potential groundwater contamination near nuclear weapons facilities and coal-burning power plants.

Tiny Tooth-Mounted Sensors Developed
May 15, 2018

Monitoring in real time what happens in and around our bodies can be invaluable in the context of health care or clinical studies, but not so easy to do.

Does Artificial Turf Actually Save Water?
May 14, 2018

While artificial turf can withstand more traffic compared to real grass, the question remains, does it need less water than real grass?

The Next Power Supply For Mobile Electronic Devices
May 14, 2018

Trying to locate a power outlet may soon become a thing of the past.

EPA Grant Awarded To Research Lead Exposure In Drinking Water
May 11, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.9 million to Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University, The University of Iowa, and Louisiana State University to detect and control lead in drinking water.

“Advancing Resilient Communities through Science and Technology”
May 11, 2018

Science and technology are leading the way for designing and constructing safe, efficient and resilient homes and buildings.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addendum, Guideline, and Standard 25-2001R
May 10, 2018

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

EPA Announces Release of Annual GHG Report
May 10, 2018

Annual report on greenhouse gas emissions highlights continued reductions between 2015 and 2016.

DOE Announces $34.5 Million In Funding For Building Technology R&D
May 9, 2018

Funding will be issued through two opportunities: Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) 2018 and Solid-State Lighting Research.

Stelpro Announces New Virginia Representative
May 9, 2018
VCU’s School of Engineering Changes Its Name
May 8, 2018

Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering is now the VCU College of Engineering.

Discovery of Little-Known Flame Retardant in the Environment
May 8, 2018

Chemists at Indiana University have published research findings on their discovery of a new and relatively unknown flame retardant in the environment.

Difference In Gene Switching Found In Different Parts of Brain
May 7, 2018

It is understood that different parts of brain have drastically different functions. However, how these different functions are sustained and regulated at the molecular level has been elusive.

Product Designed To Rebuild Tooth Enamel and Treat Dental Cavities
May 7, 2018

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.

Dewberry To Provide Services For The New Warrenton Southern Interchange
May 4, 2018

Dewberry announced that it has been selected by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to provide engineering design services for a grade-separated interchange…

“Partnering with Code Officials to Build Stronger, Safer Communities”
May 4, 2018

May 2018 is the 38th annual Building Safety Month, an international campaign that highlights the importance of building safety, building codes and the officials who maintain them.


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