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VT Will Host National Student Steel Bridge Competition
February 7, 2020

Sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, the Steel Bridge Competition has taken place since 1987.

Firm Announces Opening of New Production Facility
February 7, 2020

Company announces investment of $155,000.

Study Notes 2020 Best and Worst Metro Areas for STEM Professionals
February 6, 2020

STEM jobs rojected to grow at a faster rate than other careers until at least 2028.

Cybersecurity Company to Invest $1.4 Million to Expand Operations
February 6, 2020

Investment will fund expansion of existing space at the company’s current facility.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 216-202x
February 5, 2020

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

Firm to Establish New Manufacturing and Distribution Operation
February 5, 2020

Company will invest $10.5 million to establish new facility.

‘Unseen’ Human Benefits From Ocean Twilight Zone Revealed
February 4, 2020

Did you know that there’s a natural carbon sink—even bigger than the Amazon rainforest—that helps regulate Earth’s climate…

Exploring Essential Plant Nutrients
February 4, 2020

If a plant decided to go on a diet, what do you think it would choose to be as healthy as possible?

2020 FTC Virginia Championship Scheduled
February 3, 2020

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Season to End on February 22nd with the FTC State Championship…

Revision Of Standard 260 For Induced-Flow Fans Announced
February 3, 2020

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announces the revision of ANSI/AMCA Standard 260…

Robotic Graspers That Defy Gravity
January 31, 2020

Specially designed vacuum suction units allow humans to climb walls.

Wearable Gas Sensors Feature Enhanced Sensitivity
January 31, 2020

A highly sensitive wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available…

Underwater Robot Takes First Known Automated Ocean Sample
January 30, 2020

A hybrid remotely operated vehicle developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic arm in the ocean.

New Process May Make It Cheaper To Produce Biofuels
January 30, 2020

Researchers have developed a new process that could make it much cheaper to produce biofuels such as ethanol from plant waste and…

AIP Accepting Submissions For 2020 Science Writing Awards
January 29, 2020

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is accepting submissions for the 2020 AIP Science Communication Awards.

“Chameleon Metals” Developed
January 29, 2020

Just like a chameleon changes its skin color in response to its environment, engineers have found a way for liquid metal…

New Finding Sheds Light On Cell Movement
January 28, 2020

When we cut our skin, groups of cells rush en masse to the site to heal the wound.

Oldest-Known Fossilized Digestive Tract Found
January 28, 2020

A 550 million-year-old fossilized digestive tract found in the Nevada desert could be a key find in understanding the early history of animals on Earth.

VDOT Announces New Diverging Diamond Interchange
January 27, 2020

Improvements will expand capacity in Courthouse Road area in Stafford County, Virginia.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 225-202x
January 27, 2020

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

Free, PDH-Eligible Sessions At 2020 AHR Expo
January 24, 2020

During the 2020 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. will present three…

Improving The Performance Of Perovskite Electronics
January 24, 2020

A new method could enable researchers to fabricate more efficient and longer lasting perovskite solar cells, LEDs and photodetectors.

BBQ Lighter Transformed Into High-Tech Lab Device
January 23, 2020

Researchers have devised a straightforward technique for building a laboratory device known as an electroporator…

Mindfulness Needed When Salting Sidewalks, Roads
January 23, 2020

This Soil Science Society of America Soils Matter blog post explains how too much salt reduces soils’ ability to retain plant nutrients…


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