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AAEES Announces 2018 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards
July 3, 2018

Awards honor individuals making contributions in the area of environmental engineering and science.

Industry Curbs Use Of Toxic Chemicals Based on Federal Emissions Report
July 2, 2018

Study shows impact of toxic chemicals emissions report on industry usage of those chemicals.

Researchers Seek To Facilitate Smoother Evacuations
July 2, 2018

Avoiding the problems encountered during past mass exits from impact areas is focus of research.

Scan Aims To Replace Painful Mammograms
June 29, 2018

Researchers have developed a painless, light-based, non-radioactive, 15-second procedure that could revolutionize breast cancer screening and save lives.

NSF Supports Development of the Open Storage Network
June 29, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing a $1.8 million grant for the initial development of the Open Storage Network (OSN)…

Hyperloop At VCU Unveils Pod Vehicle
June 28, 2018

A Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) student team — part of an elite group of 20 teams selected internationally to advance to the final round of the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition this summer — unveiled its fully constructed pod vehicle…

Electricity and Hydrogen Generated From Live Bacteria
June 28, 2018

A new technology developed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology enables energy harvesting from photosynthetic bacteria – cyanobacteria.

Last of Universe's Missing Ordinary Matter Found
June 27, 2018

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have helped to find the last reservoir of ordinary matter hiding in the universe.

New Cloaking Material Renders Hot Objects Practically Invisible
June 27, 2018

Infrared cameras are the heat-sensing eyes that help drones find their targets even in the dead of night or through heavy fog.

iMatSci Innovation Showcase Calls For Innovators
June 26, 2018

Launched at the 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, the iMatSci Innovation Showcase provides a platform for independent technology leaders and those at universities, research labs and start-up companies to demonstrate…

Novel Technique To Identify Counterfeit Flash Memory Developed
June 26, 2018

At particularly high risk of counterfeiting is flash memory, a nonvolatile digital storage medium that stores data on a chip.

Project Aims To Develop Innovative Biochar
June 25, 2018

West Virginia University could be at the forefront of solving a $57 billion pollution problem and finding new ways to transform forestry waste into a cash crop for the state and region.

Machine Learning Techniques Used For Studying Climate Prediction
June 25, 2018

A major challenge in current climate prediction models is how to accurately represent clouds and their atmospheric heating and moistening.

Hyperloop At VCU To Unveil Pod Vehicle
June 22, 2018

Hyperloop at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the student team competing in Elon Musk’s 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition finals, will unveil its self-propelled transport pod vehicle…

Passage of New Disaster Recovery Legislation Applauded
June 22, 2018

The International Code Council (ICC) applauds the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s June 13th passage of S.3041, disaster recovery reform legislation.

Registrations Open For Big Blue Summer Camps
June 21, 2018

Old Dominion University’s Department of Recreation and Wellness is accepting registrations for week-long Big Blue Summer Camps through August 8th.

FFVC To Host U.S. SBA Road Tour Stop
June 21, 2018

First Flight Venture Center (FFVC), a high-science, high-impact technology incubator located in Research Triangle Park, has been selected as the only North Carolina host for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2018 Road Tour.

Grants Available For New FIRST® Tech Challenge Teams
June 20, 2018

Need-based grants are available to encourage new teams to form and participate.

Prince William County Awards $2 Million Service Contracts
June 20, 2018

Service contracts awarded for the Department of Public Works and the Department of Parks and Recreation.

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…

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