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.
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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...
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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.
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The University of Virginia-Virginia Tech Carilion Neuroscience Research Collaboration capitalized on the talent in brain research in the Commonwealth of Virginia by encouraging cross-institutional research projects.
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Research that helps protect soldiers from blast injuries on the battlefield can also prevent kids battling with foam swords in their basements from poking each others’ eyes out.
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The study focused on the skeletal changes that occurred during growth in the small carnivorous dinosaur Coelophysis (SEE-lo-FY-sis), one of the earliest dinosaurs.
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“We want to help figure out ways to return to the fresh taste of milk that our grandparents experienced when it came straight from the dairy,” said Susan Duncan, a professor of food science and technology.
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Scientists have identified a naturally occurring molecule that has the potential for preserving sites of communication between nerves and muscles in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — as well as a molecule that interferes with this helpful...
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Trump Opposition Can Learn From Eco; Counter Outrageous Pronouncements but Stop Playing by His Rules, Virginia Tech Expert Says
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Virginia Tech Expert Says Ignoring Intelligence Information Sets Historical Precedent, Risks Politicization
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Experts in White House Transitions, Economics, and Gender Issues Available to Comment Ahead of Inauguration
12-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST
Virginia Tech Expert: Jeff Sessions’ ‘Reinvention’ During Confirmation Hearing Sets the Tone for Future Controversial Trump Nominees
11-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST
Virginia Tech Expert Says Trump Needs to Understand History, Symbolic Importance of Inaugural Speech
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