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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…

Nanoscale Sensors Created To Better See How High Pressure Affects Materials
January 13, 2020

Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials…

Firm Announces $75 Million Investment To Expand Facility
January 10, 2020

Firm to modernize and expand its manufacturing and technology facility.

Foundation Awards Over $85 Thousand In Scholarships
January 10, 2020

Since 2003, Rees has awarded more than $930,000 in scholarships to aspiring HVACR technicians.

New Device To Capture and Identify Viruses Developed
January 9, 2020

A device to quickly capture and identify various strains of virus has been developed…

Thin Films With Tantalizing Electronic Properties Created
January 9, 2020

Scientists have created thin films made from barium zirconium sulfide (BaZrS3) and confirmed that the materials have…

FIRST® Tech Challenge Salem Qualifier In January 2020
January 8, 2020

FIRST Tech Challenge Salem Qualifier is scheduled for January 11, 2020.

Registration Is Open For LightFair 2020
January 8, 2020

Registration is now open for the LightFair 2020 conference and tradeshow, May 3 – 7, 2020…

NSF Grant Awarded To Virginia Tech Professors
January 7, 2020

Professors aim to provide tools for next generation scientists to tackle big data sciences challenges.

Free, PDH-Eligible Webinar On Air Curtains To Be Presented
January 7, 2020

On Thursday, January 23rd, at 1 p.m. ET, Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. will present “Air Curtains: Energy Codes & Standards,”…

Dewberry Completes FEMA Logistics Support Contract Task Orders
January 6, 2020

Dewberry completed two task orders under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Logistics Construction Support Contract (LCSC) to support the…

Digital Tool Created That Allows Users To Design Woodworking Projects
January 6, 2020

Researchers at the University of Washington have created Carpentry Compiler, a digital tool that allows users to design woodworking projects.

IEEE Richmond Section Announces Technical Seminar
January 3, 2020

A design engineering boot-camp featuring presentations from industry leaders.

AAMA and IGMA Form New Organization
January 3, 2020

Organizations have officially combined to form a new unified industry group, FGIA.

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