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      • A drone hovers in the air above tall corn stalks.
      • The future of farming

        Spurred by a graying workforce, Virginia Tech researchers are laying the groundwork for an accessible future of agriculture.

      • An elderly Cicero IL resident sits on the couch his colorful living room.
      • Tapping the ripple effect

        Virginia Tech engineers lead an EPA-funded effort that taps a growing crowd of consumers who want to learn how to better protect themselves from lead.

      • Jonathan Boreyko and Brook Kennedy with the fog harp
      • Out of the lab, into the field

        While traditional fog harvesters use mesh netting to catch these droplets, the fog harp opts for a vertical array of wires instead, a design change that increases their collection capacity for clean water by threefold.

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Virginia Tech Engineering in the News

CNN: NASA's newest mission, ICON, has launched
Washington Post: For the first time in decades, EPA is overhauling how communities must test for lead in water
Forbes Online: These Smart Prosthetic Sockets Could Enable More Comfortable Prosthesis
Smithsonian: Five Roles Robots Will Play in the Future of Farming
Mashable: Behold, Virginia Tech's football team has a robot that does pushups when they score
The Kojo Nnamdi Show: The Pipeline From Schools To Tech Jobs: What HQ2 Means For Education In Our Region
WVTF: Incentives, Education Combine to Land Amazon in Northern Virginia
International Business Times: New packaging could reduce inadvertent waste
Chicago Tribune: Flint researchers find alarming levels of lead in Cicero, Berwyn tap water, suggesting thousands of older homes at risk
International Business Times: 3D-Printed Graphene: New Technique Could Create Objects In Any Shape, Size
Fast Company: The way we build doesn’t take climate disaster seriously enough
Fast Company: Lockheed Martin’s new job interview is a 14-foot-tall black box and a near-impossible aerospace equation
Forbes: Tenacity: The ultimate skill when it really matters
Associated Press: Virginia Tech researchers get award to study exoskeletons
Outside Magazine: The Cycle Life: This lab ranked the safest bike helmets
Fast Company: This bike helmet can fold down to the size of a water bottle
Scientific American: Antifreeze surface fights ice with ice
The Times of London: Scientists give frost the cold shoulder
The Verge: Scientists are harvesting water by building fog harps and zapping the air
Daily Mirror: Scientists develop 'super slippery' packaging that ensures you get every last drop of ketchup
Business Insider: The most common mistakes people make when choosing passwords, according to research
EdScoop: Virginia Tech to build blockchain-focused curriculum
Robotics Business Review: Tabletop grapes to get picked by robots in India, with help from Virginia
WIRED: Students turn the chevy camaro into a eco-happy future machine
Roanoke Times: Virginia Tech concussion lab expands rating system to soccer headgear
USA Today: Young NASCAR driver Erik Jones touring college campuses

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