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NEWS ARCHIVE
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.

Champagne Bubble Acoustics and Size Distribution May Indicate Quality
December 29, 2017

The classic sparkling wine that has rung in countless new years with a bang may have more to its bubbles.

List of Ethical Dilemmas and Policy Issues For 2018 Released
December 29, 2017

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame has released its sixth annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues…

‘Top Tech of 2017’ Award Received
December 28, 2017

Sweet Briar professor T.C. Scott is part of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Advanced Power Train Thermal team that developed a refrigerant-cooled charge air cooler for…

Mars Rover To Keep Working Over Holiday Break
December 28, 2017

While many of us earthlings will spend the final days of 2017 taking a break from work and relaxing on couches or ski slopes, the ChemCam instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover will…

New Catalyst Meets Challenge
December 27, 2017

As cars become more fuel-efficient, less heat is wasted in the exhaust, which makes it harder to clean up the pollutants that are emitted.

New Satellite-Based Global Drought Severity Index Unveiled
December 27, 2017

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions are rolling out a new satellite-based drought severity index for climate watchers worldwide.


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