This blog showcases the discovery that happens at Virginia Tech.
Student Keely O’Keefe interviewed mothers in Madagascar about diet diversity, which foods they view as healthy or unhealthy, food security, and access to markets, crops, and livestock. Then she weighed and measured each mother and one of her children.
A Virginia Tech geoscientist is part of an international team writing in the journal Nature about how early life coincided with changes in oxygen levels.
The Virginia Ag Expo is Aug. 6 in Locust Grove, Virginia. More than 150 exhibitors and sponsors will be showcasing the latest equipment, technology, goods, and services.
Robert J. Bodnar was elected as an Honorary Fellow for his contributions in the field of fluid inclusion studies in Earth and planetary sciences.
An international team of scientists, led by a Virginia Tech researcher, determined that the number of chromosomes in a cell may be a key to understanding how cancer forms and progresses.
According to the Center for World University Rankings, Virginia Tech rose to No. 256 in the world among more than 25,000 degree-granting institutions.
Virginia Tech celebrated the grand opening of its new Dairy Science Complex – Kentland Farm.
Researchers were investigating the potential of unmanned aircraft for the delivery of pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies in rural areas, where transportation challenges often get in the way of health care.
Forget the Vulcan mind-meld of the Star Trek generation — as far as mind control techniques go, bacteria is the next frontier.
Virginia Tech has received authorization for research flights of unmanned aircraft that will deliver medications to a health fair on Friday.
The biggest differences between low and high scores came from individuals not consuming enough water, consuming too many calories from beverages, and not consuming enough fluid overall.
He was recognized for his service as editor-in-chief of the top-tier Journal of Travel Research; his participation on the Travel and Tourism Research Association’s board of directors, including service as past president; and his extensive research record.
Free tours of the new facility — located at Kentland Farm, 5250 Whitethorn Road, Blacksburg — are being held immediately following the 11:45 a.m. ribbon cutting on Friday, July 17.
Professor Barry Goodell joins researchers from across the world who plan to mimic the chemistry of the brown rot fungus to improve biorefining processes.
Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership researchers with Virginia Tech helped test sensor technology designed to detect manned aircraft at busy airports.
A new design for quieter wind-turbine blades was inspired by owls' remarkable ability to fly silently through the air.
Neurobiologist Kendra Sewall received a grant to study the sweet spot of optimum social interaction in birds, which can also be applied to humans.
The team will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, in November for the national competition.
Cavitation bubbles can kill fish and damage boat propellers. Learning more about them could harness that power for industrial uses, like safer cleaning processes.
For the past two decades at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Harald Sontheimer has led several major programs, including the Civitan International Research Center on Intellectual Disabilities and the world’s first Center for Glial Biology in Medicine.