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NEWS ARCHIVE
Study Finds Drones More Damaging To Planes Than Bird Strikes
January 4, 2018

As part of a multi-institution Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) study focused on unmanned aerial systems…

Virginia Department of State Police Awards Dewberry On-Call Contract
January 3, 2018

The Virginia Department of State Police has awarded Dewberry an on-call contract to fulfill various architecture and engineering services on a task-order basis.

New Quick, Portable Test for Iron, Vitamin A Deficiency Created
January 3, 2018

A swift solution created for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care.

Design Principles of Cellular Compartments Uncovered
January 2, 2018

Membraneless organelles are tiny droplets inside a single cell, thought to regulate everything from division, to movement, to its very destruction.

Champagne Bubble Acoustics and Size Distribution May Indicate Quality
December 29, 2017

The classic sparkling wine that has rung in countless new years with a bang may have more to its bubbles.

List of Ethical Dilemmas and Policy Issues For 2018 Released
December 29, 2017

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame has released its sixth annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues…

‘Top Tech of 2017’ Award Received
December 28, 2017

Sweet Briar professor T.C. Scott is part of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Advanced Power Train Thermal team that developed a refrigerant-cooled charge air cooler for…

Mars Rover To Keep Working Over Holiday Break
December 28, 2017

While many of us earthlings will spend the final days of 2017 taking a break from work and relaxing on couches or ski slopes, the ChemCam instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover will…

New Catalyst Meets Challenge
December 27, 2017

As cars become more fuel-efficient, less heat is wasted in the exhaust, which makes it harder to clean up the pollutants that are emitted.

New Satellite-Based Global Drought Severity Index Unveiled
December 27, 2017

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions are rolling out a new satellite-based drought severity index for climate watchers worldwide.

Iridium® NEXT Launch Campaign Reaches Its Halfway Point
December 26, 2017

Iridium Communications Inc. recently announced that at 5:27pm PST (1:27 am UTC on December 23rd), SpaceX successfully launched the fourth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites…

Breakthrough Paves Way For Cheaper Nanobots
December 26, 2017

An international research team has demonstrated a new technique for plating silica onto flagella, the helix-shaped tails found on many bacteria, to produce nanoscale swimming robots.

$3.1 Million Grant to Help Establish Manufacturing Apprentice Academy in Virginia
December 22, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recently announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.1 million grant to…

Graphene Nano ‘Tweezers’ Developed
December 22, 2017

Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have found yet another remarkable use for the wonder material graphene—tiny electronic “tweezers”…

The 2017 WTS-DC Undergraduate Scholarship Awarded
December 21, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Transportation Seminar DC (WTS-DC) Undergraduate Scholarship awarded.

Awards Received At Fourth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
December 21, 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) recently announced that the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Initiative (DURI) Symposium showcased the work of juniors and seniors who have completed…

Sensors Could Improve Efficiency Of Hospital Workflow
December 20, 2017

New methods of tracking hospital nurses could help make workflow more efficient.

Global Technical Systems Announces Plans For New Manufacturing Facility
December 20, 2017

Company plans to invest $54.7 million in the project.

ASHRAE Seeks Comments on Standard 84-2013R
December 19, 2017

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

Manufacturer Announces New Facility
December 19, 2017

Construction anticipated to begin January 1, 2018.

First-ever Five-star Rating Awarded For Hockey Helmet
December 18, 2017

When the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab released its first set of ratings for hockey helmets in 2015, the top of the chart was empty.

Wiretap Aims to Learn What Crows Gossip About
December 18, 2017

What are crows saying when their loud cawing fills a dark winter’s evening?

Hospital Noise Is A Growing Concern
December 15, 2017

Spending a night in the hospital is not only stressful, but also loud.

CPC Publishes Three Position Statements
December 15, 2017

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), recently published three Position Statements…


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