W&M professors are part of a collaboration that has begun to unravel the secret of the silkworm, an important first step in learning how to produce silks that are more alive than dead.
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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Oct. 7, 10:00am-12:00, Sadler Center York Room. Prof. Shengfeng Cheng will introduce Virginia Tech's "MACR" graduate program in Macromolecular Science and Engineering.
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Oct. 7, 10:00-11:00am, Sadler Center York Room. Prof. Shengfeng Cheng from Virginia Tech (Physics Department/Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute) will speak about his research and introduce VT's "MACR" graduate program.
Midstream officials have been working in conjunction with Mark Hinders, professor of applied science at William & Mary, to develop technology to track oil spills under ice.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary experts gathered Wednesday night hoping to dispel fears through understanding.
Scientists are working to manipulate and harness these atomic-level surface interactions, paving the way for the development of a whole new range of high-tech devices and applications.
Applied Science hosts summer internship for top-performing students in the life sciences from Williamsburg high schools.
Christopher A. Del Negro, recipient of 2014 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
Discovery Channel Canada airs a TV feature of our brown recluse silk project in their science show Daily Planet (7:00 pm show on March 10).
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA's chief scientist, was on campus during the week before Charter Day.
Gregory D. Smith, recipient of 2013 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
A trans-Atlantic collaboration of scientists has revealed the structure of a key protein of silk and discovered a previously unknown behavior of this protein: to self-organize into tiny fibrils a single molecule in diameter.
Like most inventors, Jefferson Lab scientist Xin Zhao's moment of inspiration was prompted by a need, and the result was an invention that could someday see batteries in electric vehicles and similar devices boosted or replaced by high-power, high-capacity, fast-charge/discharge energy storage systems using graphene.
The William & Mary group is part of a new industry-academia-government collaboration, the Virginia Nanoelectronics Center (ViNC). ViNC is based at the University of Virginia; the partnership also includes Old Dominion University.