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Bauxite, the largest source of aluminum in the world, was discovered is 1821 by a French geologist. It is used to make many of the products we use every day, but the environmental [...]
Home ventilation design has changed a lot over the years – from no ventilation 100 years ago, to the new smart ventilation systems being developed today. Smart ventilation is the c[...]
Asphalt core dam for the Nemiscau-1 dam, Quebeck, Canada.   Asphaltic concrete cores have been used in dam construction around the world for over 50 years. They have been slow[...]
River restoration is returning a section of a river to as close to an undisturbed state as possible. River restoration restores the health of a river, but how well does it restore [...]
Geofoam has been used as a lightweight construction material in the United States since the 1980s. With almost 40 years since its first use, you wouldn’t expect innovation. It work[...]
Feasibility Study of Ecological Monitoring Using Aerial Orthophotography The world is constantly evolving towards optimization and automation. A new study, conducted by the Departm[...]
The world of augmented reality is ever-changing, but electric fish are assisting with its development. The same fish reveal how animals actively sense the world around them, helpin[...]
Nanocellulose-based textiles might be a recent development, but they’ve come a long way in a short time. Now, the Center for Advanced Fibers and Coating Technologies is developing [...]