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WVU biology students investigate the impact of climate change on Appalachian forests


Biology students at West Virginia University are studying the impact of climate change on the forests of the Appalachian Mountains.
20-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Research Gives Self-Driving Vehicles a Boost


While the future of vehicles may be driverless, West Virginia University is steering the technology in the right direction. WVU’s researchers are working to improve vehicle and smart infrastructure technology that underpins their development and...
19-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Biochemist Goes Online to X-Ray Life-Sustaining Crystals


Under conventional magnification, the crystals Aaron Robart grows in his West Virginia University lab may look like simple rock salt, but by bombarding them with X-rays, he and his research team can build computational models that reveal the...
18-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU-Led Report Shows Smoking Has Not Flamed Out in All Populations


The number one cause of preventable death is on the decline, but not for everyone. A new report led by a West Virginia University public health expert shows that despite a drop in cigarette smoking nationwide, minority groups are at higher risk for...
12-Sep-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Professor Plays Key Role in Telescope Program That Will Map the History of the Universe


Since the early 1900s scientists have known that the Universe is expanding but recent studies have shown that the rate of expansion is accelerating. The reason for this is currently unknown; however, Kevin Bandura, an assistant professor in the Lane...
7-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Growing the Future: WVU Biologists Team Up to Research New Bioproducts


West Virginia University biologists are part of a $40 million Department of Energy effort to create sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts through four new bioenergy research centers.
7-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Biologists Awarded $1.4 Million Air Force Grant to Examine Moths’ Olfactory Systems


West Virginia University biologists Kevin Daly and Andrew Dacks are working to uncover the mystery of corollary discharge functions for the sense of smell. Funded by a four year, $1.4 million Air Force grant, Daly and Dacks are studying an animal...
6-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New WVU Study Provides Roadmap to Lower Methane Emissions for Future Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Fleet


A new study published today (August 23) in the Journal of Air and Waste Management Association builds upon recent heavy-duty natural gas vehicle methane emission measurements to model methane emissions from a future, much larger vehicle fleet. This...
23-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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