Humans aren’t naturally equipped to thrive underwater. There are critical times when this becomes a liability. Rescue divers, underwater archeologists, bridge engineers, and salvage crews all use their hands to extract people and objects from...
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Cardiovascular researchers at Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have published a new study describing how deadly arrhythmias arise from elevated sodium levels, heart tissue irritation and swelling, and sodium channel...
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Virginians across the political spectrum (84%) say investing in research is important to the state’s economy, according to new survey released today .
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International Precision Neuroscience Conference to Explore Brain Cancer, Mental Health, Neurodegeneration
The Precision Neuroscience Conference builds on a collaboration between Nordic and Virginia universities. It will be held at Virginia Tech and feature scientists presenting work involving forward-looking applications of precision medicine.
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Estimates of the carbon cycle - vital to predicting climate change - are incorrect, Virginia Tech researchers show
Virginia Tech researchers, in collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, have discovered that key parts of the global carbon cycle used to track movement of carbon dioxide in the environment are not correct, which could significantly...
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The ratings, which are built on years of Virginia Tech’s research and expertise in injury biomechanics, provide a unique, evidence-based way for consumers to know which helmets offer the best protection.
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In new findings published in Neuron, neuroscientists at the University of California San Diego and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC singled out the specific brain circuit that triggers cocaine relapse in mice. When they applied a...
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Scientific findings have supported the benefits of pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy, in which a child’s more functional arm and hand are constrained by a lightweight cast, a splint, or a mitt, while a trained therapist uses operant...
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