When it rains, it pours and sometimes the overflow from such storms contain pollutants that have a significant impact on water quality. A researcher from West Virginia University is working to create a wireless sensor network to detect when such systems reach capacity and are in danger of breaching their containment walls.Read Full Article
A trio of interdisciplinary researchers at West Virginia University are making headway in the tedious battle against surface mining industry injuries and fatalities.Read Full Article
It’s no secret that Americans loves their dogs, with many admitting that money is no object when it comes to pampering their pooch. But in neighboring countries like Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela, our four-legged friends are not so fortunate, with animal welfare often-times taking a backseat to economic, political and social problems. As a result, countless dogs find themselves on the streets searching for food and struggling to survive.Read Full Article
For the third consecutive year, the team from West Virginia University found itself on the podium at the NASA's Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkages or Robo-Ops Competition, held May 24-26, at the Rock Yard at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The Mountaineers finished second behind University of Oklahoma, with University of Utah finishing third.Read Full Article
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