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Virginia Tech Study Shows Improved Infrastructure in Foggy Bottom Could Increase Cycling

A Virginia Tech research team charged with studying the bicycle infrastructure in the Foggy Bottom-Farragut area of Washington, D.C., has recommended adding two dedicated bike lanes to Pennsylvania Avenue by reducing the six-lane divided road to a four-lane…

Virginia Tech Researchers Power Fuel Cells with Wastewater

February 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy, Wastewater

As renewable energy sources go, solar rays have historically hogged the limelight. But two Virginia Tech researchers have stolen the spotlight from the…

Lead in Water Action Kits Now Available to Detect and Reduce Exposure

February 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2016—Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) is making Lead in Water Action Kits available to families across America so they can test…

Robotics Lab Pioneers New 3-D Glass Printing Process

December 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Artists, designers, architects, and industry members are exploring concepts in glass design through the nation’s first Collaborative Glass Robotics Laboratory, an initiative of Virginia Tech and the Rhode Island School of Design. Formed in 2013 and about…

Disease Free Water, a Global Health Challenge, Commands an International Team Effort

October 1, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global public health threat causing an estimated 23,000 deaths in America alone each year. One historically overlooked avenue by which antibiotic resistance can spread is through contact or consumption of contaminated water.…