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STONY BROOK, NY, March 2, 2021 – The New York State Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) at Stony Brook University has made a series of critical discoveries regarding a new approach to protecting Long Island’s drinking water, groundwater, and surface waters. Some of the discoveries involve the likely human carcinogen, 1,4-dioxane, which has been found at …

Don’t let anyone tell you that lawyers can’t change or that they hate technology. Recent history proves that, despite some foot-dragging, the legal industry has completely reinvented itself thanks to technological advances. Whether you’re a tech-skeptic or well-versed in what new tools have to offer, it’s worth reflecting on how technology has shaped the practice …

Lewis and Clark County’s public health officer is expressing concern over statewide rollbacks to COVID-19 restrictions, particularly when they clash with local rules. Effective Jan. 15, Gov. Greg Gianforte removed statewide restrictions on capacity and hours of operation at bars, restaurants, casinos, breweries, distilleries and other businesses. However, restrictions on these types of businesses remain …

Currently installed at Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital, Novant Health Matthews Medical Center and Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, this expansion includes deployment at nine additional hospitals and 10 outpatient ambulatory surgery centers across North Carolina. The decision to expand system-wide demonstrates Novant Health’s transformative approach to ensure the safety of patients, team members, and …

BATON ROUGE – Freezing temperatures have arrived in Baton Rouge and as locals search for ways to stay warm, health officials are concerned that the cold winter months might contribute to an increase in the transmission of COVID. However, it isn’t the cold weather itself that has health experts worried.  According to the Centers for …

Nine members of the California state legislature sent a formal letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom urging that he take a technology-neutral approach to decarbonization and not focus the state’s transportation sector investments solely on battery-electric vehicles, particularly in medium- and heavy-duty transportation applications where they say fuel cell electric vehicles may be the only …

What is the OSIRIS-REX mission? On Tuesday, a NASA spacecraft, OSIRIS-REX, will attempt to briefly touch an asteroid, Bennu, and suck up some rocks and dirt. If it succeeds, it will bring those materials back to Earth for closer study, potentially unlocking secrets to what the solar system was like when it first formed 4.5 …

Two University of California campuses will pilot the use of a smartphone technology to notify users if they have had a high-risk COVID-19 exposure that may result in infection. Importantly, privacy and security are central to the design of the technology, which does not collect location data from any device and never shares user identities. …

Nathan Waddell, Guest columnist Published 5:00 a.m. ET Sept. 5, 2020 CLOSE There are some essential tools you need to work from home successfully including a suitable computer, reliable network and backup storage. USA TODAY From working and learning remotely to shopping, health care and socializing, expect some coronavirus pandemic changes to stick. Story Highlights …

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency released new technology strategy and technology focus areas. The two documents are filled with the typical concepts you would expect, like data analytics, cloud and security. But what the focus areas and strategy are really meant to solve are some of NGA’s mission areas’ most pressing challenges. Mark Munsell, the NGA …