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NEWS ARCHIVE
Virginia STEM Education Commission Presents Recommendations
September 21, 2020

Commission recommends the implementation of three key elements.

Researchers Study Controlling Cells In The Body To Treat Conditions
September 21, 2020

Like electronic devices, biological cells send and receive messages, but they communicate through very different mechanisms.

Updated ASCE Standard 44 Published
September 18, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) presents guidelines for programs aimed at dispersing supercooled fog in the updated Standard Practice for the Design, Operation, and Evaluation of Supercooled Fog Dispersal Projects

Engineers Developing High-Speed Light Detectors
September 18, 2020

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Notre Dame is building a new class of fast, tunable imaging detectors…

Future City Competition Announces 2020-21 Theme
September 17, 2020

Future City® Competition, now in its 29th year, announces Living on the Moon, the 2020-21 theme for its project-based learning experience for middle schoolers.

New Approach Produces Novel Structure Of Light
September 17, 2020

It is not every day that scientists are able to produce an entirely new kind of light, but when they do the implications can be dramatic.

Microscopic Robots Made To ‘Walk’
September 16, 2020

A Cornell University-led collaboration has created the first microscopic robots that incorporate semiconductor components, allowing them to be controlled…

IES & IWBI Announce Joint Memorandum of Understanding
September 16, 2020

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Well Building Institute (IWBI) are pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding…

Contract Awarded For Virginia Railway Express Improvements
September 15, 2020

Dewberry has announced that it has been selected to provide construction management (CM) services for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project.

Using Heat-free Technology To Make Metallic Replicas
September 15, 2020

For this project, they’re taking their previous development of liquid metal particles and using them to make perfectly molded metallic versions of natural surfaces…

It’s All About Maintenance
September 14, 2020

Evaluating strategies and tactics whether keeping or selling a building.

AHRI Announces Refrigerant Webinar Series
September 14, 2020

Webinar series will cover various aspects of flammable refrigerant research.

Roadway Lighting – Lighting and Health Webinar Scheduled
September 10, 2020

Results from recent research with a focus on the past issues raised by AMA.

Research May Lead To More Environmentally Friendly Paints and Coatings
September 10, 2020

Study shows that the nanoparticles could be the key to more…

Device Measuring Toxic Lead Within Minutes Created
September 9, 2020

Researchers have created a miniature device for measuring trace levels of toxic lead in sediments at the bottom of harbors, rivers and other waterways within minutes…

Low-cost, Customizable Microscope Takes 9th Annual DEBUT Prize
September 9, 2020

The winners of National Institutes of Health’s 9th annual Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge developed simple…

Resiliency Of Mantis Shrimp’s Dactyl Clubs Studied
September 8, 2020

The ancient crustaceans are armed with two hammerlike raptorial appendages called dactyl clubs…

Researchers Study How Ocean Microbes May Influence Climate
September 8, 2020

Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the globe, yet little is known about how gases and aerosols made by ocean microbes affect weather and climate…

The Structure Of Blue Whirls Identified
September 4, 2020

“Blue whirls” — small, spinning blue flames that produce almost no soot when they burn — have attracted great interest…

Exploring Dung Beetles and Their Benefits
September 4, 2020

Dung beetles are underground soil health vigilantes that can make serious waves in any natural or agricultural ecosystem.

Improving Robot Perception Studied
September 3, 2020

Researchers find that robot perception could improve markedly by adding another sense: hearing.

Method To Make or Modify “Smart Bricks” Developed
September 3, 2020

Imagine plugging in to your brick house.

DOE Compliance Webinar Announced
September 2, 2020

Webinar to highlight key areas of risk and strategies for reducing the risk.

Rail Inspection Technology Rule Submitted
September 2, 2020

Updated regulations are expected to improve safety.


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