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NENA Announces 2018 Annual Conference
June 1, 2018

NENA:2018 will bring public safety professionals, telecommunications specialists, and policymakers together to discuss the issues facing public safety.

AASHTO’s Executive Director Announces Retirement
June 1, 2018

Association’s executive committee has announced plans to begin a search for a new executive director.

DOE Issues Updated Regulatory Agenda
May 31, 2018

Regulatory and deregulatory actions will impact a broad range of federal agencies.

New Theory Found On Jet Stream “Traffic Jams”
May 30, 2018

The sky sometimes has its limits, according to new research from two University of Chicago atmospheric scientists.

“Improving Education & Training Standards for a Safer Tomorrow”
May 30, 2018

Building Safety Month is an international public awareness campaign presented by the International Code Council and its 64,000 members worldwide each May…

Upcoming Conference Supports STEM Growth
May 29, 2018

Exploring opportunities to grow Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) businesses in the Northern Virginia area is the focus of an upcoming conference…

2018 Summer Explore Engineering Design Course Scheduled
May 29, 2018

Sweet Briar College is again inviting high school girls from across the country to participate in its popular Summer Explore Engineering Design Course, which takes place July 29-August 3, 2018.

More Environmentally Friendly Charcoal Lighter Fluid Available
May 25, 2018

Thanks to scientists at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Engineering and the company, ESCOGO, backyard chefs can reach for a more environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative…

“Safeguarding Our Water”
May 25, 2018

This week the International Code Council (ICC), its 64,000 members, and partners from the building construction, design and safety communities, celebrate week 4 of Building Safety Month, “Safeguarding Our Water.”

Registration Opens for the 2018 ICC Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo
May 24, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 International Code Council (ICC) Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 21-31, 2018, in Richmond, Va.

ASME Announces 2018 Annual Meeting
May 24, 2018

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) announce their annual meeting June 1-6, 2018 in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.

Food-Related Greenhouse Gas Emissions
May 23, 2018

Researchers rank diets by their associated greenhouse gas emissions.

Studies Show Antibiotic Remnants Remain In Treated Farm Waste
May 23, 2018

Researchers find elite waste treatment systems do not fully remove antibiotics from farm waste.

Study Shows Economic Benefit Of Cleaning Dirty Shoreline
May 22, 2018

Researchers put a dollar value on beach cleanup efforts.

Autothermal Production of Bio-Oil
May 22, 2018

Researchers seek to better understand and scale-up the process.

Swirling Currents Key To Nitrate Removal From Streams
May 21, 2018

Researchers calculate a turbulence ‘speed limit’ for nitrate removal in any stream.

Study Supports Ratification Of Kigali Amendment
May 21, 2018

Amendment calls for phase down in the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

"Protecting Communities from Disasters"
May 18, 2018

Building Safety Month week 3, May 13-19, 2018, focuses on “Protecting Communities from Disasters.”

The World Science Festival Announces 2018 Program
May 17, 2018

The World Science Festival has unveiled its 2018 program lineup, which presents many of the world’s leading scientists, artists and influential thinkers…

Improved Method To Create Artificial Photosynthesis Developed
May 17, 2018

A team of chemistry and chemical engineering researchers has developed a method of creating materials for artificial photosynthesis that is more efficient and cost-effective than current methods.

New Polymer Weave Yields Improved Flexibility and Energy Storage
May 16, 2018

‘Candy Cane’ weave yields more robust material for energy storage.

New Study Focuses On Effective Bioremediation Of Polluted Groundwater
May 16, 2018

Study could lead to development of better tools to predict success of groundwater remediation efforts.

Drone-Based Groundwater Contamination Monitoring System Launched
May 15, 2018

The work at Hangar6 is part of a proposed project to develop a drone-based radiation monitoring system to detect potential groundwater contamination near nuclear weapons facilities and coal-burning power plants.

Tiny Tooth-Mounted Sensors Developed
May 15, 2018

Monitoring in real time what happens in and around our bodies can be invaluable in the context of health care or clinical studies, but not so easy to do.

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