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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Teams Converge on Strategies to Defeat McCain’s Form of Brain Cancer


Research teams at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute from three colleges — Engineering, Science, and Veterinary Medicine — are developing new approaches to treat glioblastoma, the aggressive form of brain cancer diagnosed in U.S. Sen....
26-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Forget Defrosting Your Car at a Glacial Pace: New Research Speeds Process Up Tenfold


Virginia Tech researchers have developed a novel way to to defrost surfaces 10 times faster than normal.
9-Jul-2017 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Tech Engineering Professor Develops Potential Method of Objectively Detecting ADHD


Despite the growing number of children and adolescents identified as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), there is no objective diagnosis protocol. A Virginia Tech professor is changing that process.
22-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Finds Common Household Chemicals Lead to Birth Defects in Mice


A new study at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has found a connection between common household chemicals and birth defects.
16-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Tech Helmet Lab Announces First Four-Star Rating for New Hockey Helmet

A newly released hockey helmet has earned four out of five stars from the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings, scoring higher than any other helmet since the first hockey ratings were released two years ago.
7-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Provides Guidelines on How to Prioritize Vaccination During Flu Season


After high-risk individuals, immunizing children and the elderly will have the greatest overall benefit when there are limited vaccine resources, Virginia Tech researchers found.
26-May-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stormwater Retention Ponds May Not Protect Surface Waters From Road Salt Contamination


The researchers discovered that routing runoff contaminated with road salts to stormwater ponds actually resulted in plumes of highly contaminated groundwater moving from the ponds to streams.
31-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Regenerative Medicine Researcher’s Startup Companies Give Hope to Patients


Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist works to develop new treatments for wound healing and cancer.
30-May-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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