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“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…

New Publication Explores Engineering Designs For Precipitation Extremes
January 22, 2020

Floods and heavy precipitation events affect many types of civil engineering infrastructure.

Research Team Helps Weather-Weary Ag Industry
January 22, 2020

You don’t have to look far to find news, opinions and studies about our world’s changing climate and its effects on humans. But what is less accessible is…

Improving The Search For Exoplanets
January 21, 2020

Thousands of planets orbiting stars other than our own – known as extrasolar planets, or exoplanets – have been detected and cataloged…

New Method To Study Lithium Dendrites May Lead To Better, Safer Batteries
January 21, 2020

Lithium ion batteries often grow needle-like structures between electrodes that can short out the batteries and sometimes cause fires.

Study Shows ‘Organic’ Wounds Improve Produce
January 20, 2020

Stress responses created in the fruits and vegetables initiated an increase in antioxidant compounds prior to harvest.

Updates To AHRI Guideline N Now in Effect
January 20, 2020

Significant changes to refrigerant container color protocol took effect January 1, 2020.

USA Millwork Announces Acquisition Of Mission Bell
January 17, 2020

Acquisition extends USA Millwork locations from coast-to-coast.

NAE Announces Award Of 2020 Draper Prize for Engineering
January 17, 2020

$500,000 biennial award given to engineers whose accomplishments have significantly benefited society.

Research Reveals Standards Are Needed For Greenhouse Lighting
January 16, 2020

While LED lighting can enhance plant growth in greenhouses, standards are needed to determine the optimal intensity and…

Removing Medicines From Wastewater Studied
January 16, 2020

A study of seven wastewater treatment plants in the Eastern United States reveals a mixed record when it comes to…

FIRST® Tech Challenge Orange Qualifier In January 2020
January 15, 2020

FIRST Tech Challenge Orange Qualifier is scheduled for January 18, 2020.

Exploring The Use Of Rice Terraces
January 15, 2020

Sticky or unsticky rice? Interestingly, soil can be sticky or unsticky, too.

Frequency Doubling In Amorphous Dielectric Material Created
January 14, 2020

Researchers have demonstrated a new all-optical technique for creating robust second-order nonlinear effects in materials…

Trunk-Support Trainer Invented To Assist Those With Spinal Cord Injuries
January 14, 2020

A Columbia Engineering team has invented a robotic device—the Trunk-Support Trainer (TruST)—that can be used to assist and train people with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) to sit more stably…

Study Looks At Future Of River Ice On Global Scale
January 13, 2020

A new study from researchers in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Geological Sciences found that annual river ice cover will decline by about six days for…

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