Thirty-four young players on two Blacksburg, Virginia, youth football teams wore helmets lined with spring-mounted accelerometers. The data showed some practice drills carried much higher risks of head impacts than others.
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Virginia Tech researchers and scientists from Brigham Young University have equipped an unmanned aircraft with a newly designed radar system and optical video cameras to collect data that will help aerospace engineers develop avoidance technology....
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Replacing Just One Sugary Drink with Water Could Significantly Improve Health, Virginia Tech Researcher Finds
Kiyah Duffey’s findings, which were recently published in Nutrients, modeled the effect of replacing one 8-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage with an 8-ounce serving of water, based on the daily dietary intake of U.S. adults aged 19 and older,...
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Students Participating in Government-Funded School Meal Programs at Higher Risk of Being Overweight, Virginia Tech Researcher Finds
As millions of kids who eat government-funded breakfasts or lunches head back to school this fall, most of them will participate in meal programs that may be part of the cause of the nationwide obesity epidemic.
Students from low-income families...
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Honeybees from chlorothalanil-treated hives showed the greatest change in gut microbiome.
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The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $2.5 million in research funding to Wireless@Virginia Tech, aligning with the recently announced White House initiative on advanced wireless research in efforts to provide faster wireless...
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The National Science Foundation is providing $2 million to support the creation of a new curriculum model to prepare a diverse range of students to become adaptive engineers ready to solve 21st century problems.
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The study finds a relationship between family experience with breastfeeding and Hispanic mothers’ success at maternal nursing, and also finds that in-hospital provision of free infant formula is related to black mothers’ breastfeeding outcomes.
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24-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Zika Virus: Virginia Tech Experts Available to Provide Context on Infectious Diseases, Immigration, Other Areas
19-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT
19-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT
Virginia Tech Expert Available to Talk About How Health and Economic Impact of Wildfires Can Be Felt Hundreds of Miles From the Flames
17-Aug-2016 9:05 PM EDT
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Virginia Tech Epidemiology Expert Says New Zika Cases Will Help Researchers Predict U.S. Transmission
1-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT
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Fixing Police-Community Relations: Virginia Tech’s Scott Geller Calls on Law Enforcement to be “Positive, Proactive Agents of Change”
22-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT