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Welcome to the Beatles: Virginia Tech students publish fresh perspectives on the Fab Four

18 Virginia Tech history students recently collaborated on writing and editing a book on the iconic rock band, the Beatles. Available now online as an eBook and for purchase through Amazon, “Welcome to the Beatles” brings fresh perspectives on...
27-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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World's First Passive Anti-Frosting Surface Fights Ice with Ice

From delayed flights to power outages, ice buildup can cost consumers and companies billions of dollars every year in lost efficiency and mechanical breakdown. New research from Virginia Tech hopes to change that.
14-Sep-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify a Potential Strategy in Fight Against Brain Cancer

Scientists with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute say a gene involved in the body’s sleep cycle is a potential target for therapies to help patients with a deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma. This discovery, to be...
10-Sep-2018 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The heart: Digital or analog?

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have found evidence that may disrupt conventional understanding about how electrical activity travels in the heart — a discovery that potentially can lead to new insight into medical...
26-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Change Sea Level Rises Could Increase Risk for More Devastating Tsunamis Worldwide

As sea levels rise due to climate change, so do the global hazards and potential devastating damages from tsunamis, according to a new study by a partnership that included Virginia Tech.
15-Aug-2018 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mere Expectation of Checking Work Email After Hours Harms Health of Workers and Families

Employer expectations of work email monitoring during nonwork hours are detrimental to the health and well-being of not only employees but their family members as well.
7-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rethinking ketchup packets: New approach to slippery packaging aims to cut food waste

The study, which has yielded a provisional patent, establishes a method for wicking chemically compatible vegetable oils into the surfaces of common extruded plastics.
2-Aug-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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VTCRI Wins Award to Develop Test for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Working with Industry Partners, University of Virginia

Scientists at two of Virginia’s largest universities, working with clinicians from the two major health systems and a growing Virginia-based biotechnology company, have teamed up to address an important medical challenge — how do you accurately...
16-May-2018 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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