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New Implantable Weight-Loss Device Developed
December 20, 2018

New battery-free, easily implantable weight-loss devices developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could offer a promising new weapon for battling the bulge.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 221P and Various Addendum
December 19, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Inter-American Development Bank Selects Consulting Firm
December 19, 2018

Consultants will provide user needs assessments, design development, procurement support, and construction administration services.

United Engineering Foundation Grant Awarded To DiscoverE
December 18, 2018

DiscoverE has been awarded a grant from United Engineering Foundation (UEF) in support of its growing Introduce A Girl to Engineering program.

Sandia Develops HOT SHOT Program
December 18, 2018

A new rocket program could help cut research and development time for new weapons systems from as many as 15 years to less than five.

I-95 Northbound Bridge Over Meherrin River Opens
December 17, 2018

Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. announces the opening of the northbound bridge on I-95 over the Meherrin River in Emporia, Va.

Promoting Powerful Healing With Better Bandage
December 17, 2018

A new, low-cost wound dressing developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way.

Researchers Study Fire's Effects On Soil Moisture And Runoff
December 14, 2018

Study identifies tipping point in soil’s ability to retain moisture after fire.

FIRST® Tech Challenge Centreville Qualifier In December 2018
December 14, 2018

FIRST Tech Challenge Centreville Qualifier is scheduled for December 16, 2018.

New Manual of Practice Focuses Rainfall Estimation
December 13, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book, Radar Rainfall Data Estimation and Use, MOP 139, provides a detailed look…

Registration Open For EduCode 2019
December 13, 2018

EduCode 2019, March 11–15, is geared for working building safety and code compliance professionals.

The ALPIP Is Accepting Applications From Undergraduate Students at Southeastern U.S. Universities
December 12, 2018

The NSF EPSCoR CPU2AL program is sponsoring the Alabama Plasma Internship Program (ALPIP), a 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate students enrolled at institutions across the Southeastern U.S.

Waste Harbors Threats and Opportunities
December 12, 2018

As demand for meat and dairy products increases across the world, much attention has landed on how livestock impact the environment, from land usage to greenhouse gas emissions.

VSP Selects Consultant For Architecture and Engineering Services
December 11, 2018

Virginia State Police (VSP) has announced the selection of Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, to perform architecture and engineering services for the design of its…

Largest Mach 6 Quiet Hypersonic Test Facility In US Unveiled
December 11, 2018

The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel.

Storm Runoff and Flash Floods Increase with Rising Temperatures and Human Activity
December 10, 2018

Study shows climate changes and human activity increase prevalence of flash flooding and storm runoff.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Multiple Standards
December 10, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Bionic Mushroom Produces Electricity
December 7, 2018

In the quest to replace fossil fuels, scientists are always on the lookout for alternative, environmentally friendly sources of energy.

FIRST® Tech Challenge Christiansburg Qualifier In December 2018
December 7, 2018

FIRST Tech Challenge Christiansburg Qualifier is scheduled for December 8, 2018.

A Different Way Of Studying With Sketchnoting
December 6, 2018

Sketchnoting is an alternative to traditional note-taking, a process of adding visuals to notes in order to cement what students learned and push them to think about the material in a new way.

Model Code For Green Construction Released
December 6, 2018

The 2018 International Green Construction Code was released recently by the International Code Council, ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Illuminating Engineering Society.

Parking Lot Pre-Construction Checklist Published
December 5, 2018

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has published a Parking Lot Pre-Construction Checklist.

Laser Control Through Time and Space
December 5, 2018

Scientists have produced an extremely bright spot of light that can travel at any speed—including faster than the speed of light.

FIRST® Tech Challenge Newport News Qualifier In December 2018
December 4, 2018

FIRST Tech Challenge Newport News Qualifier is scheduled for December 8, 2018.

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