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WVU Researchers, Health Professionals Lead New Effort to Prevent HIV and Hepatitis C Outbreaks Related to Opioid Epidemic


When communities face epidemics of drug abuse, a wave of infectious diseases often follows, including hepatitis and HIV. A new federally-funded program in southern West Virginia, led by West Virginia University, will seek to interrupt that cycle. 
16-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ecosystem Greenhouse Gases Under Rising Temperatures to Be Studied by WVU Researcher


A WVU professor will study worldwide data to identify ecological similarities and emergent scaling laws of carbon, water and energy exchanges between the land and atmosphere.
10-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

West Virginia University Researchers Receive NSF Funding to Support Student Diversity in Engineering and Computer Science


NSF funding will help WVU develop inclusive professional identities for engineering students. The program is a cross-campus collaboration between the College of Education and Human Services, the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources...
10-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Completes Study Estimating Urban Forests Provide More Than $59 Million in Ecosystem Services


Urban forests capture pollutants, store carbons and have other significant benefits that can be quantified
9-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Technology That Connects Aging Adults in Rural Areas with Health Experts Improves Weight Loss


Melissa Ventura Marra, assistant professor of human nutrition and foods in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, is part of a multistate research team that is evaluating how food security and lifestyle choices such as...
21-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Emissions Researchers Help Address Automotive Industry and Regulatory Challenges on Clean-Diesel Issues


The most recent study from WVU’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions measured oxides of nitrogen emissions, or NOx, from five Fiat Chrysler vehicles in real-world and laboratory tests.
15-Jun-2017 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Researchers Help Detect Gravitational Waves for the Third Time; Confirm New Population of Black Holes


West Virginia University professors Zach Etienne and Sean McWilliams and a group of WVU graduate students are part of a global team of scientists who have detected gravitational waves for the third time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy...
1-Jun-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Professor’s Patented System Could Save Lives and Make Cities More Resilient After Natural Disasters

West Virginia University professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large...
18-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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