The newly redesigned Xenith X2 joined the Riddell 360, Rawlings Quantum Plus, and Riddell Revolution Speed as the only helmets with a 5 star rating awarded by the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings™.
5/15/2013 12:00 AM EDT
Virginia Tech researchers have identified leptospirosis as a significant health threat in Botswana. The world’s most common disease transmitted to humans by animals, according to the World Health Organization,...
5/13/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists discover that cholinesterase inhibitors allow signals to enter the brain with less background noise. And the drugs work in the sensory cortices, not the more sophisticated processing regions.
5/7/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Two researchers affiliated with the Virginia Tech College of Engineering have published a paper which reports that hot water recirculating systems touted as “green,” actually use both more energy and water than their standard counterparts. The...
5/1/2013 3:30 PM EDT
Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have invented a technique for imaging nanoparticle dynamics with atomic resolution as these dynamics occur in a liquid environment.
4/25/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Virginia Tech researchers working in Botswana discovered that humans are passing antibiotic resistance to wildlife, especially in protected areas where numbers of humans are limited.
4/25/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Concentrating solar power technologies use mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight to produce heat, which can then be used to produce electricity, according to Ranga Pitchumani, Virginia Tech professor of mechanical engineering and director of...
4/15/2013 10:00 AM EDT
A 100-car naturalistic driving study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has shown that fatigue is a cause of 20 percent of crashes, rather than the 2 or 3 percent previously estimated based on surveys, simulator studies, and...
4/15/2013 8:00 AM EDT
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.
6/23/2011 9:00 AM EDT
Wednesday's storm system had all the ingredients and the trigger -- all seen days in advance.
4/28/2011 3:00 PM EDT
Wildfire expert Shep Zedaker talks about fire conditions, and the difference a few weeks would make for the Station fire.
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