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Virginia Cyber Range Names Amazon Web Services as Preferred Partner


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


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


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


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


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


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’


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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