Experiences Change Brain Cells Differently, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Scientists Say
Scientists had thought that most synapses of a similar type and in a similar location in the brain behaved in a similar fashion with respect to how experience induces plasticity. This study found dramatic differences in the plasticity response, even...
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Men who as children experienced a family member’s incarceration are approximately twice as likely to have a heart attack in later adulthood in comparison with men who were not exposed to such a childhood trauma, according to a study in the March...
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Some of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs are not effective because the pesky insects have built up a tolerance to them, according to a team of researchers from Virginia Tech and New Mexico State University.
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Flint's 100,000 residents were exposed to lead-tainted water for more than 18 months. Virginia Tech's role in uncovering the problem has been widely reported around the world. Here are the details.
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Virginia Tech led a research team to make a beetle-inspired surface that uses chemical micropatterns to control the growth of condensation and frost. They were even able to create a surface where inter-droplet ice growth is completely stopped.
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Advocates of huge hydroelectric dam projects on the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong rivers often overestimate economic benefits and underestimate far-reaching effects on biodiversity, according to an article in the Jan. 8 issue of Science.
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Researchers found that the inherent flexibility of the immune system is even more complex than previously understood. Study reveals more about how memory cells arise after infections.
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Artists, designers, architects, and industry members are exploring concepts in glass design through the nation’s first Collaborative Glass Robotics Laboratory, an initiative of Virginia Tech and the Rhode Island School of Design.
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Alireza Haghighat, a professor with the Nuclear Engineering Program at Virginia Tech, discussed research related to the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex with scientists in Japan.
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