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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.

Iridium® NEXT Launch Campaign Reaches Its Halfway Point
December 26, 2017

Iridium Communications Inc. recently announced that at 5:27pm PST (1:27 am UTC on December 23rd), SpaceX successfully launched the fourth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites…

Breakthrough Paves Way For Cheaper Nanobots
December 26, 2017

An international research team has demonstrated a new technique for plating silica onto flagella, the helix-shaped tails found on many bacteria, to produce nanoscale swimming robots.

$3.1 Million Grant to Help Establish Manufacturing Apprentice Academy in Virginia
December 22, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recently announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.1 million grant to…

Graphene Nano ‘Tweezers’ Developed
December 22, 2017

Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have found yet another remarkable use for the wonder material graphene—tiny electronic “tweezers”…

The 2017 WTS-DC Undergraduate Scholarship Awarded
December 21, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Transportation Seminar DC (WTS-DC) Undergraduate Scholarship awarded.

Awards Received At Fourth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
December 21, 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) recently announced that the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Initiative (DURI) Symposium showcased the work of juniors and seniors who have completed…

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