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New Temperature Sensor Could Extend Battery Life For Many Devices
October 19, 2017

New temperature sensor operates on only 113 picowatts of power.

DOE Early Career Awards Received By Two Jefferson Lab Researchers
October 18, 2017

Two researchers affiliated with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility have received 2017 Early Career Research Program awards from the DOE’s Office of Science.

Researchers Discover New Hologram Creation Technology
October 18, 2017

Researchers create brighter, full-color holograms that can be viewed with low light.

3-D Printing Could Revolutionize Toy Manufacturing
October 17, 2017

Research suggests 3-D printing will have multi-million dollar impact on toy manufacturing industry.

NAFA Announces 2018 Board of Directors and Executive Officers
October 17, 2017

Newly elected Executive Officers and Board of Directors take leadership roles.

Launch of Global Recycling Day Website Announced
October 16, 2017

New site showcases the mission of Global Recycling Day to refocus the world’s awareness of recycling.

AHRI Announces 2017 Annual Meeting
October 16, 2017

Incoming chairman Chris Peel will outline plans for his tenure as AHRI Chairman.

Researchers Develop First Battery-Free Cellphone
October 13, 2017

Researchers build first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power.

Neutrino Detector Developed to Track Nuclear Activity
October 13, 2017

Experimental box may be key to tracking nuclear activity by rogue nations.

Economic Analysis Report of HVACR Industry Released
October 12, 2017

New Report Shows Industry on Upswing After Recession

Breakthrough Thermal Protection System Announced
October 12, 2017

Breakthroughs in solar panel cooling technology will help keep NASA’s Parker Solar Probe operating at peak performance.

2017 VA APCO/NENA/Interoperability Conference Announced
October 11, 2017

2017 Conference is the premier event for public safety communications officials.

Publication Ensures The Effectiveness Of Manufactured Treatment Devices
October 11, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) new publication, Stormwater Manufactured Treatment Devices: Certification Guidelines provides a framework for regulatory agencies to…

Grant Awarded To Study Effect Of Sea Level Rise On Transportation
October 10, 2017

With the help of two separate U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grants, totaling nearly $300,000, Old Dominion University (ODU) researchers hope to at least ease transportation problems…

Study Looks At Marine Cloud Brightening To Offset Global Warming
October 10, 2017

A new University of Washington (UW) study looks at the idea of marine cloud brightening, which a UW group is investigating as a promising strategy to offset global warming.

USAF Awards Imagery and Consulting Contracts
October 9, 2017

Contracts will provide a snapshot of 40 bases worldwide and support the Air Force’s investment in geospatial information resources.

New Manufacturing Process For SiC Power Devices Developed
October 6, 2017

Researchers from North Carolina State University (NC State) are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices…

Global Broadband Service Goes Live For On-Orbit Satellite Testing
October 6, 2017

Iridium Communications Inc. recently announced that it has begun live testing of the Iridium Certus service on operational Iridium NEXT satellites.

Publication Helps Architectural Engineering P.E. Candidates Prepare For Exam
October 5, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) new publication, Architectural Engineering P.E. Practice Exam and Solutions will help candidates prepare for…

50th Annual International Symposium On Microelectronics Scheduled
October 5, 2017

This year, downtown Raleigh will be the epicenter of the electronics industry’s largest technical conference dedicated to advanced microelectronics packaging technology.

Richmond County Announces Selection for Public Safety Mobile Radio Consulting
October 4, 2017

County seeks improve public safety communications for first responders.

Kampmann Names New Virginia Representative
October 4, 2017

Kampmann names new Virginia representative for radiant heating and cooling products.

2017 America's Transportation Awards Winners Announced
October 3, 2017

America’s Transportation Awards Top Winners Donating $10,000 Prizes.

Addendum to VRF Standard Published
October 3, 2017

Standard updated to include clarified definitions as well as test, rating, and operating requirements.

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