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Richmond manufacturer expands to lower waste in lab industry

Nov. 21, 2021 09:02 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Seven years after its founding as a startup business in Richmond, Grenova Inc. has moved into a new phase of development as a company. “We have been growing quite significantly,” said Ali Safavi, the founder and CEO of Grenova, which has a...

University of Missouri touts $1.5 billion investment plan

Nov. 01, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri announced Monday that it plans to spend $1.5 billion during the next 10 years to hire about 300 more teachers and staff to enhance the university's research mission. The plan, named MizzouForward, will use new and...

US military eyes prototype mobile nuclear reactor in Idaho

Sep. 24, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense is taking input on its plan to build an advanced mobile nuclear microreactor prototype at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho. The department began a 45-day comment period on Friday with the release of a...

Virginia woman a third generation animal laboratory employee

Sep. 11, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Aleta Kimble Reedy has spent the majority of her life within the walls of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Regional Animal Health Laboratory in Harrisonburg. Her grandmother, Hilda Lambert, worked as a laboratory...

Smoke alarms sound at International Space Station

Sep. 09, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Smoke alarms went off at the Russian segment of the International Space Station in the early hours of Thursday, and the crew reported noticing smoke and the smell of burnt plastic. Russia's space agency Roscosmos said the incident took place in the...