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Paper-Based Device Constructed For Analyzing Sweat
June 25, 2020

Human sweat contains several biomolecules the research community is exploring for noninvasive medical testing.

Human Cells With Squid-Like Transparency Engineered
June 25, 2020

Octopuses, squids and other sea creatures can perform a disappearing act by using specialized tissues in their bodies to manipulate the transmission and reflection of light, and now researchers…

IES and IUVA Collaborate To Publish ANSI Standards
June 24, 2020

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) have partnered to assemble experts in the measurement of ultraviolet C-band emissions…

Researchers Study Bacteria’s Ability To Purge Toxic Metals
June 24, 2020

Bacteria have a cunning ability to survive in unfriendly environments.

Public Comment Sought For AHRI Standard 210/240
June 23, 2020

Standard 210/240 (2023) has been submitted to ANSI for public review.

CRCF Announces Award of Incentive Grants
June 23, 2020

New grants will award $2.48 million in funding and leverage more than $13 million in matching investments.

Virginia Tech Teams Win Awards at Solar Decathlon Competition
June 22, 2020

Degree of difficulty increased as COVID-19 quarantine forced students to complete their projects and compete remotely.

Firm Announces $64.4 Million Investment in Hampton Roads
June 22, 2020

Firm will establish a corporate and industrial campus for ship repair, manufacturing, and to rehabilitate piers.

International Women in Engineering Day
June 19, 2020

A celebration of women engineers who have changed the world through their work.

Firm Announces $12.4 Million Headquarters and Expansion Investment
June 19, 2020

Investment will fund headquarters relocation and expansion of operations across the Commonwealth.

Biomaterial-based Inks Developed
June 18, 2020

Researchers have developed biomaterial-based inks that respond to and quantify chemicals released from the body…

Researchers Develop “Artificial Chemist” Technology
June 18, 2020

Researchers have developed a technology called “Artificial Chemist,” which incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) and an automated system for performing chemical reactions…

Exploring The Importance Of Wetland Ecosystems
June 17, 2020

Wetlands are found at the intersection of soil and water ecosystems.

Flexible Feet Help Robots Walk Faster On Uneven Terrain
June 17, 2020

Roboticists have developed flexible feet that can help robots walk up to 40 percent faster on uneven terrain such as pebbles and wood chips.

2020 IES Virtual Annual Conference Registration Opens
June 16, 2020

The virtual Annual Conference will have sessions that will be held August 24th – August 28th and August 31st – September 4th.

Nanomaterial Fabricated That Outperforms Others In Blocking Speeding Projectiles
June 16, 2020

Engineers have fabricated a rubbery nanomaterial that outperforms all other materials, including steel and Kevlar, in protecting against high-speed projectile impacts.

ARPA-E Awards $2.4 Million For Fusion Energy Technology Research
June 15, 2020

Three-year project will bring together expertise from the fields of plasma physics and ocean engineering.

Firm Announces $1.95 Million Renovation and Expansion Investment
June 15, 2020

Facility to help meet high demand for underground infrastructure repair in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States.

Show Me the Data: Does LED Lighting Influence Roadway Safety?
June 12, 2020

Data showing any safety effects in roadway lighting applications from substituting broad-spectrum LEDs…

Protection Of Butterfly Wings Against Heavy Rain Studied
June 12, 2020

An analysis of high-speed raindrops hitting biological surfaces such as feathers, plant leaves and insect wings reveals how these…

Urine-testing System Developed That Holds Promise For Kidney Stone Sufferers
June 11, 2020

An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature and proposed by researchers…

Researchers Test Biosolids For Use In Urban Settings
June 11, 2020

What goes down the drains can be used to make things grow.

High-performance Non-reciprocal Device On A Compact Chip Built
June 10, 2020

Team is the first to build a high-performance non-reciprocal device on a compact chip with a performance 25 times better than previous work.

Developing Algorithms For Connected and Automated Vehicles
June 10, 2020

A research group of students is developing algorithms for connected and automated vehicles…


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