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Virginia Cyber Range Names Amazon Web Services as Preferred Partner

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AWS will join the Commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech to support scalable cloud infrastructure and collaborate on cybersecurity educational efforts, enabling the Cyber Range with both content and a closed network for hands-on exercises,...
23-Feb-2017 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Drug Discovery Researchers Awarded Grant to Refine Malaria Drug

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A research team from the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery has received a $431,126 two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to make improved versions of a promising compound called MMV008138, or 8138 for short.
2-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Architecture Professor, Students Reduce Structural Vibrations with Simple, Groundbreaking Device

A revolutionary portable device invented by a Virginia Tech architecture professor with help from students promises to make structural vibration-reducing technology universally accessible.
1-Feb-2017 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Virginia Tech Researchers Help the Body Protect Itself Against Inflammation and Colon Cancer

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Virginia Tech researchers found that modifying the shape of IRAK-M, a protein that controls inflammation, can significantly reduce the clinical progression of both diseases in pre-clinical animal models.
27-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Virginia Tech Hyperloop Team Heads to California for Second Phase of Global Competition

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The Virginia Tech Hyperloop team will head to Hawthorne, CA to go head-to-head against 28 of the best teams from around the world.
25-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Microscopic Spaces Between Heart Cells May Play Role in Sudden Cardiac Death

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Sudden cardiac death in patients with heart failure is a major concern in the United States. A Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute team will investigate how the microscopic spaces surrounding heart cells affect connections called gap junctions.
10-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists: Observing Fear in Others May Change Brain

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Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered that observing fear in others may change how information flows in the brain. The finding in a rodent model may have bearing on people who suffer post-traumatic stress...
4-Jan-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Zero in on Biological Diversity in ‘Poor Man’s Rainforest’

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Leftover DNA from dead organisms -- known as "relic DNA" -- has historically thrown a wrench into estimates, causing scientists to overestimate microbial diversity by as much as 55 percent.
20-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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