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Weather Forecasting With “MRI” of Clouds Studied
January 22, 2018

Analyzing and determining the structure of clouds remains a challenge for scientists trying to forecast weather.

CPC of ASCC Revises Major Polishing Document
January 19, 2018

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has recently released the revision to the Bonded Abrasive Polished Concrete Specification

Internship Opportunity at NNS Announced
January 19, 2018

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) Talent Acquisition is accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Internship program.

Contract Awarded For Rappahannock River Crossing Project
January 18, 2018

Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. announces they’ve been awarded the design-build contract for the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in Stafford County, Va.

Nanotextured Surface That Kills Bacteria Created
January 18, 2018

By using an electrochemical etching process on a common stainless steel alloy, researchers have created a nanotextured surface that kills bacteria while not harming mammalian cells.

Theme Announced For 2018 Building Safety Month
January 17, 2018

The International Code Council announced the 38th annual Building Safety Month theme – Building Codes Save Lives.

Grant Awarded in Support of the APS UGSRF Program
January 16, 2018

The American Physiological Society (APS) is honored to announce a new $50,000 grant from The Hearst Foundations in support of the APS undergraduate summer research fellowships (UGSRF) program…

Researchers Study Diet and Dietary Practices On Mental Health
January 16, 2018

Diet and dietary practices differentially affect mental health in young adults versus older adults, according to new research…

AI, Analytics & The Future of Work Conference Announced
January 15, 2018

Conference to feature more than 20 presenters from leading organizations.

Study Outlines 2018's Best & Worst Metro Areas for STEM Professionals
January 15, 2018

Study compared the 100 biggest metro areas across 17 key metrics.

AHRI Launches All-New Online Certification Directory
January 12, 2018

New directory will support expanding reporting requirements for regulators at the federal, state, and local levels.

New Publication Outlines Changes to Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16
January 11, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new publication, Significant Changes to the Minimum Design Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16, describes more than 100 changes…

Researchers Create Ultrasonic Sensor
January 11, 2018

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created an ultrasonic sensor that allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers individually.

Examining Urban Infrastructure Systems Workshop Held
January 10, 2018

Experts from North America and Europe met in New York City to explore developments in urban interconnected critical infrastructure (ICI), including the latest tools…

EPA Revises Specification for Commercial Water Heaters
January 9, 2018

New ENERGY STAR specification effective October 1, 2018.

Moon Mission Audio Site Launched
January 8, 2018

NASA recorded thousands of hours of audio from the Apollo lunar missions, yet most of us have only been able to hear the highlights.

Stretchable Battery Made Entirely Out of Fabric Created
January 8, 2018

A research team led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York has developed an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered bio-battery…

Following Upgrade Completion CEBAF Begins Operations
January 5, 2018

The world’s most advanced particle accelerator for investigating the quark structure of matter is gearing up…

Recovering Silver in Laundry Wastewater
January 5, 2018

Silver nanoparticles are being used in clothing for their anti-odor abilities but some of this silver comes off when the clothes are laundered.

2018-2019 ECS Toyota Fellowship Requesting Proposals
January 4, 2018

The Electrochemical Society (ECS), in a continued partnership with the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA), is requesting proposals…

Study Finds Drones More Damaging To Planes Than Bird Strikes
January 4, 2018

As part of a multi-institution Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) study focused on unmanned aerial systems…

Virginia Department of State Police Awards Dewberry On-Call Contract
January 3, 2018

The Virginia Department of State Police has awarded Dewberry an on-call contract to fulfill various architecture and engineering services on a task-order basis.

New Quick, Portable Test for Iron, Vitamin A Deficiency Created
January 3, 2018

A swift solution created for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care.

Design Principles of Cellular Compartments Uncovered
January 2, 2018

Membraneless organelles are tiny droplets inside a single cell, thought to regulate everything from division, to movement, to its very destruction.

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