As clocks “fall back” this weekend and daylight saving time ends, many Americans will be driving longer at night which could translate to more driver fatigue and hazards on the road, says Virginia Tech Transportation Institute expert Jeff Hickman.
Fifty years ago, on October 29, 1969, the first message was sent via what we now know as the internet. While so much has been achieved, problems still remain, as Janet Abbate, an associate professor of science, technology, and society, points out. Abbate also says she hopes to see more diverse voices as a part of the internet of the future, and that we can expect it to “surprise us.” Her expertise has been quoted in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
“These dragonflies emerge from the water from July through October with peak numbers in September, and begin migrating south. Based on the public observations, there appears to be a lot more dragonflies this year than in previous years.”
Environmental Protection Agency plans to improve testing for lead in drinking water nationwide are long overdue, according to Marc Edwards, the Virginia Tech professor who helped expose the water crisis in Flint, Mich. and other cities.
A Real ID is a form of identification that meets increased security standards for state-issued driver's licenses and identification cards. Travelers will be required to provide either a Real ID or another TSA-approved form of identification in order to fly after October 1, 2020.
“It's not fully clear to me there is a coherent strategy,” said Karen Hult. “Communications in this White House has had significant turnover in direction and inconsistent relationships with the President. President Trump, moreover, evidently sees himself as the chief communicator, which on occasion complicates matters.”
In this talk, Virginia Tech humanities scholar Sylvester Johnson and computer scientist Kurt Luther will share recent discoveries and explore how the latest technological advances in AI are changing our lives.
“Having to hold an unprecedented second parliamentary election in a few months is a testimony to the deep political cleavage in Israeli politics,” says Boroujerdi. “Netanyahu may still end up winning the election but this does not mean that the task of governing will become any easier starting tomorrow.”
Virginia Tech has a team of coastal experts available to talk with reporters as Hurricane Dorian heads toward the East Coast. Researchers can provide insight about hurricanes, flash flooding, storm surge, sea-level rise and emergency response.