Engineering

NFL making $40 million available for medical research

Aug 29, 2017

A year after the NFL pledged $100 million in support of independent medical research and engineering advancements, a huge chunk of that soon will be awarded to such research, primarily dedicated to neuroscience

The Latest: Water releases begin on Houston-area reservoirs

Aug 28, 2017

An Army Corps of Engineers spokesman says crews have started releasing water from two flood-control reservoirs in the Houston area ahead of schedule.

In US, factory jobs are high-tech, but the workers are not

Aug 15, 2017

US manufacturing faces a new jobs challenge: Not enough qualified workers for increasing automation and advanced technology

Experts: Lives at risk if no sleep tests for train engineers

Aug 9, 2017

The National Transportation Safety Board says it's disappointed two other U.S. agencies have scrapped plans to test train engineers and truck drivers for a fatigue-inducing disorder

The Latest: Report aims to block Asian carp from Great Lakes

Aug 7, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases draft report on possible measures at a crucial site in Illinois that could prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan

Report proposes steps to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes

Aug 7, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to release a draft report on possible measures at a crucial site in Illinois that could prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan

Army corps to release delayed report on blocking Asian carp

Jul 31, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will release a previously delayed report on measures that could be taken at an Illinois waterway chokepoint to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes

Get Started: Agencies start process to rescind water rule

Jul 31, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have started a process aimed at rescinding a federal regulation that sought to expand government jurisdiction over bodies of water, including some on private lands

Illinois man pleads guilty to seeking bribes in Afghanistan

Jul 27, 2017

A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes from Afghan contractors

Robots, race cars and weather: Girl Scouts offer new badges

Jul 25, 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA introduce 23 new badges to further nudge girls as young as 5 to embrace science, engineering, technology and math

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