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New E-glove Offers Realistic Human Hand-like Features
September 19, 2019

An electronic glove, or e-glove, developed by Purdue University researchers can be worn over a prosthetic hand to provide humanlike softness, warmth, appearance and…

ASCE Announces September Technical Lunch Meeting
September 18, 2019
Study Finds Structurally Complex Forests Better At Carbon Sequestration
September 18, 2019

Study demonstrates that a forest’s structural complexity is a better predictor of carbon sequestration potential.

New Technique Generates Waves For Nondestructive Testing
September 17, 2019

Many industrial buildings, including nuclear power plants and chemical plants, rely on ultrasound instruments that continually monitor the structural integrity of their systems without…

Technology Developed That May Help Reverse Baldness
September 17, 2019

Reversing baldness could someday be as easy as wearing a hat, thanks to a noninvasive, low-cost hair-growth-stimulating technology developed by engineers…

Testing Seeks To Find Answers For Effective Drone Traffic Management
September 16, 2019

Tests were part of a FAA initiative known as the UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program (UPP).

Firm Announces Investment To Expand Manufacturing Facility
September 16, 2019

Investment of over $200,000 will enable firm to meet increased demand for its products and services.

Graphene Shield May Help Block Mosquito Bites
September 13, 2019

An innovative graphene-based film helps shield people from disease-carrying mosquitos, according to a new study…

Researchers Aim To Push Cost-Effective Fuel Cell Technology
September 13, 2019

Researchers at the University of Delaware are working on technology to make fuel cells cheaper and more powerful so that fuel cell vehicles…

Russell County Receives AFID Planning Grant
September 12, 2019

Grant will fund economic development feasibility study.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Standard 147-2013
September 12, 2019

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

23rd Annual EPRI Switching Safety & Reliability Conference
September 11, 2019

Conference will address a variety of issues and offer networking and interaction opportunities for participants.

Researchers Develop App To Monitor Warehouse Ergonomics
September 11, 2019

Researchers at the University of Washington have used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers and tell them how risky their behaviors are in real time.

Future City Competition Announces 2019-20 Theme
September 10, 2019

Future City Competition, now in its 28th year, announces Clean Water: Tap Into Tomorrow, the 2019-20 theme for its award-winning, project based learning experience for middle schoolers.

Researchers Find A Way To Improve Performance of Tiny Sensors
September 10, 2019

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York researchers have found a way to improve the performance of tiny sensors that could have wide-reaching implications for…

Project Application Period Now Open for AML Pilot Program
September 9, 2019

Grants totaling $10 million will be awarded.

NAE Announces New Class of EngineerGirl Ambassadors
September 9, 2019

EngineerGirl is part of the NAE’s ongoing effort to increase the diversity of the engineering workforce.

Differences In Ice Formation Studied
September 6, 2019

How does ice form? Surprisingly, science hasn’t fully answered that question.

New Painless Skin Patch Developed
September 6, 2019

Many diagnostic tests require blood, but National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded researchers have developed a skin patch with tiny needles that…

Flame Retardant Derived From Plants
September 5, 2019

Flame retardants are present in thousands of everyday items, from clothing to furniture to electronics.

New Device Acts As A Cane-like Mobile Assistant
September 5, 2019

By adding electronics and computation technology to a simple cane that has been around since ancient times, a team of researchers at Columbia Engineering have transformed it into…

Pre-Construction Checklist Published
September 4, 2019

The Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has published a Pre-Construction Checklist for Safety Policies & Procedures.

Personal Pollution Cloud May Affect Indoor Air Quality
September 4, 2019

When ozone and skin oils meet, the resulting reaction may help remove ozone from an indoor environment, but it can also produce a personal cloud of pollutants that affects indoor air quality…

Firm Announces $8 Million Expansion Of Production Facility
September 3, 2019

Expansion slated to increase production to meet customer demand.

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