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Construction Begins On "Fred Ex"
June 21, 2019

Project will create faster, more reliable travel between Washington, D.C. and Fredericksburg

East Riverfront Transportation Project Recognized With APWA Award
June 20, 2019

The East Riverfront Transportation Improvement Project team was recently honored with the 2019 American Public Works Association (APWA) Mid-Atlantic Project of the Year Award…

Technique Developed To Grow Custom-fit Bone Implants
June 20, 2019

A team led by Rice University bioengineers with support from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) used bone engineered in a shape defined by a 3D-printed mold and grown alongside the ribs of sheep to…

Researchers Focus on Creating Better Capacitors
June 19, 2019

New method uses machine learning to ultimately find ways to build more capable capacitors.

Broadest Study of Battery Electrode Failure Published
June 19, 2019

Study provides the first macro view to complement the existing micro studies in the battery literature.

Wagman Honored as Winner of Contractor Safety Award at VTCA
June 18, 2019

Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. received a Contractor Safety Award during the 2019 Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) Spring Transportation Construction Conference in Norfolk, Va.

Smart Phone and Silicon Chips May Provide Simple Home Diagnostics
June 18, 2019

The simplest home medical tests might look like a deck of various silicon chips coated in special film…

SETTY Opens New Office In Charlottesville, Virginia
June 17, 2019

SETTY, one of the country’s largest complex building design firms, announced the opening of its Charlottesville office.

Regional Winners In America's Transportation Awards Competition Announced
June 17, 2019

Winners are the first to be announced in a total of four regional competitions.

Dewberry Opens New office In Roanoke, Virginia
June 14, 2019

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has announced the opening of a new office in Roanoke, Virginia, to serve clients in the region.

Bats Ears Come With "Built-in Ambulance"
June 14, 2019

Anybody who has been passed by an ambulance at high speed has experienced a physical effect called the Doppler shift…

Study Focuses On Hydrodynamic Behavior Of Electrons In Graphene
June 13, 2019

Electrons in two-dimensional graphene can literally act like a liquid.

ASCC Publishes 44th Position Statement
June 13, 2019

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has published its forty-fourth Position Statement, “Measuring Air Content in Non-Air-Entrained Concrete.”

ACI Adds Two Online, On-demand Courses To Its ACI University
June 12, 2019

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has added two online, on-demand courses to its ACI University: Ward R. Malisch Concrete Construction Symposium Parts 1 and 2.

Biobattery Developed That May Power Disposable Sensors
June 12, 2019

In the future, small paper and plastic devices will be able to connect to the internet for a short duration…

Tiny Satellites Deployed Into Orbit
June 11, 2019

Demonstrating a new type of space technology, 105 of the world’s smallest free-flying satellites have orbited the Earth…

2019 InterPlanetary Festival Scheduled
June 11, 2019

The second annual InterPlanetary Festival lands June 14-16, 2019 in Santa Fe’s Railyard Park.

Virginia Tech Scores Second-Place Honors At Collegiate Wind Competition
June 10, 2019

Competition designed to prepare the next generation of workers for a career in the wind industry.

AHRI Publishes Addendum to Standard 210/240
June 10, 2019

Addendum notes several changes to existing standard.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 189.1-2017
June 7, 2019

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

Global E-waste Statistics Partnership Announces Launch Of New Site
June 7, 2019

Open source portal visualizes e-waste data and statistics globally, by region and by country.

Virginia Tech Engineers Win First Place At agBOT
June 6, 2019

For the second time in two years, Virginia Tech’s agBOT student team came home from Indiana with a first-place trophy.

New Technique Makes Human-made DNA Invisible
June 6, 2019

In a paper published recently, Dr. Christopher Johnston and his colleagues at the Forsyth Institute describe a new technique to genetically engineer bacteria…

Dewberry Awarded Architecture/Engineering Services Task Order
June 5, 2019

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Wilmington District has awarded Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, an architecture/engineering services task order for…

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