Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers studying life from a unique natural environment in Israel discover heat stress seems to influence a species' genetic makeup, a finding that may influence understanding of climate change.
12/12/2013 7:00 AM EST
This is a clinical trial for a new way of treating sarcoids, a benign skin tumor on horses. Testing of this treatment called H-Fire may lead to treatment of potentially deadly melanomas and squamous cell carcinomas, both skin tumors that both people...
12/5/2013 1:00 PM EST
A review of scientific studies show that sea-level rise and shoreline retreat will drive an increase in future flood risk from hurricanes.
12/4/2013 1:00 PM EST
The addition of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace is expected to create a billion-dollar industry in the United States in the coming years. Funding for a test range overseen by Virginia Tech and involving three states will help advance...
12/3/2013 8:00 AM EST
Science can sometimes be all about serendipity. Three colleagues got together and watched a documentary on whirling dervishes. The result was a collaboration that led to simple equations that govern how fixed or free-flowing cone-shaped structures...
11/22/2013 1:35 PM EST
Virginia Tech's initiative will build creative and adaptive biomedical and health research teams to discover solutions to state, national, and international challenges in health.
11/21/2013 10:00 AM EST
New Computing Model Could Lead to Quicker Advancements in Medical Research, According to Virginia Tech Computer Scientist
For the past two years, Wu Feng has led a research team that has now created a new generation of efficient data management and analysis software for large-scale, data-intensive scientific applications in the cloud. “Our goal was to keep up with...
11/4/2013 8:20 AM EST
Microbes in tap water are mostly harmless, with a few exceptions. A Virginia Tech research team is investigating four harmful pathogens that have been documented in tap water and suggest a natural, probiotic way to deal with dangerous germs.
11/4/2013 8:00 AM EST
Neuroscientist Jamie Tyler Scores a Knockout Monitoring #Brain Blows. Did You Know He Was a #Boxer Too?
Neuroscientist William “Jamie” Tyler uses boxing as an example for how the brain is affected by mechanical impulses — such as a blow to the head — in a cover story this week in The New Scientist. While brain cells communicate along...
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As the world awaits white smoke from the Sistine Chapel roof -- the signal that a new pope has been elected -- Virginia Tech historian Frederic Baumgartner speculates about what will happen next.
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Coastal Ecologist Jim Fraser is available to provide a scientifically informed response to how to manage damage at the North Carolina Outer Banks following Hurricane Irene.
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"The FDA's images bring future consequences into the moment the smoker is making the choice to buy cigarettes," said a leading addiction researcher.
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