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Virginia Tech Researchers Reveal Cellular Clockwork Underlying Inflammation


Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have uncovered key cellular functions that help regulate inflammation -- a discovery that could have important implications for the treatment of allergies, heart disease, and...
27-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Neuroscientists Make Surprising Discovery About Visual Connections in the Brain


Research may lead to reevaluation of the current understanding of information flow and neural circuit maturation in the visual system.
27-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Virginia Tech Researchers Find Biomarker for Pre-Diabetes

Researchers made the connection by analyzing blood samples taken from 40 participants enrolled in the diaBEAT-it program, a long-term study run by the Fralin Translational Obesity Research Center.
20-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Introducing the Single-Cell Maze Runner


The findings of Virginia Tech’s Biomedical and Engineering Mechanics Associate Professor Sunghwan “Sunny” Jung and his students on somersaulting single-cell organisms could impact the study of how the containment affects the behavior of...
17-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Preserving Natural Campus Areas in Spotlight at Ecological Society of America Sessions

Presenters from Virginia Tech, the University of Central Florida, the University of Maryland, and Clemson will discuss conserving campus spaces. University of California at Irvine and the University of Wisconsin presenters will address campus...
7-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Researchers Discover Cancer Markers May Be Present Early During Human Development

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have uncovered a link between the genomes of cells originating in the neural crest and development of tumors — a discovery that could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat...
4-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

New Insight on How Crystals Form May Advance Materials, Health, Basic Science Research


The findings in the journal Science have implications for questions regarding how animals and plants grow minerals into shapes that have no relation to their original crystal symmetry, and why some contaminants are difficult to remove from stream...
28-Jul-2015 11:05 PM EDT

Virginia Tech Researchers Say Wildlife Hold Clues to Antibiotic Resistance in Africa


Researchers tested for resistance to 10 antibiotics among cattle and 18 wildlife species to explore key attributes and behaviors that may increase exposure and allow resistance to move among humans, animals, and ecosystems.
28-Jul-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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Researchers Explain #TripleNegative Breast Cancer

2-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

Your #Brain Playing Tricks: What #Colors Are the #Dress? @VTnews @VTresearch


27-Feb-2015 10:05 AM EST

Complexity, Opacity of Mortgage-Backed Securities Affected #S&P's Ratings, Pamplin Professor Says


3-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Nuclear Reactor Expert Discusses Ways to Prevent Fukushima-Like Damage with Scientists in Japan


Alireza Haghighat, a professor with the Nuclear Engineering Program at Virginia Tech, discussed research related to the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex with scientists in Japan.
10-Oct-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Are #Politics Heritable? fMRI Correlates Response to #Disgusting Images, #Political Leanings #VTCRI


20-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Virginia Tech Hosts Booth 422 at 2014 AUVSI Unmanned Systems Conference: Full Scale Robotic Systems Featured


Virginia Tech Unmanned Aircraft System researchers will be available for interviews May 12 through May 15 at the 2014 Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International conference in Orlando.
6-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Abecedarian Project Pioneer Lauds New Evidence Supporting Early Educational Interventions


One of the founders of the landmark early childhood intervention known as Carolina Abecedarian Project lauds the new insights that the project continues to produce.
28-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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...
29-Aug-2013 11:55 AM EDT

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