Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered how cholinesterase inhibitors might sharpen the performance of the brains of those with Alzheimer's disease.
Wayne "Bull" Durham, Virginia Tech associate professor emeritus of aerospace and ocean engineering, has authored a new book "Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control" published by Wiley.
Two student teams from Virginia Tech's electrical and computer engineering program have qualified among the 15 finalists in an international competition to develop strategies for clear communication in spite of interfering signals on a radio channel.
Researchers at the Center for Injury Biomechanics compared the relative safety afforded by two 1930-vintage leather football helmets and 10 modern football helmets during impacts to players' heads.
Marc Edwards and Randi Brazeau, two researchers affiliated with the Virginia Tech College of Engineering, have published a paper which reports that hot water recirculating systems touted as "green" use more energy and water than their standard electric counterparts.
Thomas Dingus, director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, will be honored May 8 by the White House as a Champion of Change, a group of Americans seen as making positive change. This year's theme is Transportation Technology Solutions for the 21st century.
Doctoral student Derick Davis, who will graduate later this month, does research on homophones and consumer behavior that builds on theories of reading processes, comprehending written information, and priming.
Mahendra Singh has received a two-year, extendable distinguished visiting professorship at the Indian Institute of Technology at Roorkee, India.
Joe Pitt has pursued a distinguished academic career centered on the history and philosophy of science and technology.
Jeff Walters is best known for his work with the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker in the longleaf pine ecosystems of the southeastern United States
Associate Professor Daniel Hindman has dedicated the entire spring issue of Wood Design Focus to the issue of reducing falls in construction.
The Collegiate Aerial Robotics Exhibition is a sporting-like competition where unmanned model-sized quad copters and ground-based robots collect and launch tennis balls at set targets.
Russell Green's applied seismology and engineering research aims to lower the risk of damage from future earthquakes worldwide.
The second annual TEDxVirginiaTech event will be held Nov. 9, 2013.
The research team found that multidrug resistance among banded mongoose at the Botswana study site was higher in animals that live in a protected area than in village areas.
A newly developed technique captures the movements of nanoparticles in a liquid environment with atomic resolution.
The collection of events on May 6, which are free and open to the public, showcase the work and ideas that have been generated from the institute's faculty and students during the spring semester.
If the current national challenge to make solar energy cost competitive with other forms of energy by the end of this decade is met, Ranga Pitchumani will have played a significant role in the process.
Bireswar Laha and Min Li, both computer science doctoral candidates in Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, have received an IBM Fellowship.
A new book, "Stress-Induced Mutagenesis," published by Springer and edited by David Mittelman, an associate professor at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, provides key evidence and reveals molecular details of stress-induced genetic and epigenetic mutation, integrating cross-disciplinary observations from a number of species and biological systems, including human systems.