Researchers at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have revealed how a genetic message to produce healthy heart tissue is altered in the body during stress and aging to contribute to sudden cardiac death. The discovery published in Cell...
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In a paper appearing in April’s issue of Animal Behaviour, researchers decipher the instructive messages encoded in the insects’ movements, called waggle dances.
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Strokes are devastating and often associated with people over 65. But large numbers of infants have strokes, too. In the nation’s first multicenter pediatric stroke recovery trial, researchers and clinicians from 12 sites will evaluate an...
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The majority of people playing football in the U.S. aren’t NFL players or collegiate athletes —they’re youth players, less than 14 years old. But until now, there hasn’t been independent data evaluating the effectiveness of the helmets these...
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Photo Sleuth may uncover the mysteries of the nearly 4 million photographs of Civil War-era images.
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A team of paleontologists led by Virginia Tech’s Michelle Stocker and Sterling Nesbitt of the Department of Geosciences have identified fossil fragments of what are thought to be the oldest known frogs in North America.
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New research from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) suggests that drivers who use hands-free electronic devices, as opposed to handheld ones, are less likely to get into a crash.
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According to research co-authored by Megan Duncan, assistant professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, “fans of sports teams and supporters of a political parties perceive news much in the same way.”
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National Bike to Work Week – improvements to bicycling infrastructure would encourage more riders and improve safety on the roads, says expert
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