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2014-02-07 12:21:36

Cited for accomplishments as head of power grid VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Feb.

2011-12-14 19:33:41

To reduce the risk of another accident as catastrophic as the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, a new report from the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council says, companies involved in offshore drilling should take a "system safety" approach to anticipating and managing possible dangers at every level of operation -- from ensuring the integrity of wells to designing blowout preventers that function "under all foreseeable conditions."

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2011-07-20 12:25:00

A report released July 19 by the National Research Council presents a new framework for K-12 science education that identifies the key scientific ideas and practices all students should learn by the end of high school.

2011-06-30 12:18:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Johnson, P.E., a senior associate and civil engineer at STV, is one of 85 of the nation's brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 17th Annual U.S.

2011-01-11 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) congratulates Frances Arnold, Ph.D. and Willem P.C.

2010-03-19 09:00:00

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology Dr. John P.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.