Certain malignant tumors have illustrated an ability to evolve in such a way that they are able to resist therapy in relatively fast time frames.
Recreation ecologist Jeff Marion revisited dozens of campsites in Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that he had surveyed for his doctoral research in 1982.
In soils under dense rhododendron stands, Virginia Tech researchers found microbes consume the available nitrogen for their own use to sustain metabolism and fuel growth.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists plan to use social media to help develop a new approach to addiction recovery, one that takes advantage of people’s instinct for social connectedness.
For his work in developing countries, Rangaswamy "Muni" Muniappan has will be honored today by the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development with its 2014 award for scientific excellence.
Many people recognize "the bubble boy" as an unusual character from a "Seinfeld" episode or a John Travolta movie. Virginia Tech researchers have discovered a potential biomarker to detect the presence of severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID.
A referral network was recently established to enable specialty practices in Virginia and Maryland to participate in the veterinary college's cutting-edge research. Enrollment in clinical trials for companion animals is now expanding.
Computer scientist Daphne Yao's proposed solutions to prevent insider attacks in the cyber security world will provide a leap forward to stronger Army command and control of cyberspace capabilities on the battlefield as well as in day-to-day operations.
Alireza Haghighat, a professor with the Nuclear Engineering Program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, discussed research related to the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex with scientists in Japan.
The ward comes with $92,000 of unrestricted funding and will allow Devi Parikh to work directly with Google researchers and engineers as they explore how to best teach machines from visual abstractions.
Bahareh Behkam's research is at the intersections of physical chemistry, biophysics, and bio-hybrid microrobotics. Her work is supported by the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science.
An associate director of the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science raised Virginia Tech's profile as a national leader of cutting-edge research in autonomous systems and technology.
Seeing is not a direct line; Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists examine the structure of circuits that transmit visual information.
Birgit Scharf is using a grant from the National Science Foundation to use bacteria to provide nitrogen to crop plants. If successful the treatment could result in dramatically lowering environmentally hazardous nitrogen fertilizers.
Prompted by significant changes to appraisal practice made by the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Program in Real Estate examined appraiser remuneration, investigating the concept of "customary and reasonable fees."
Researchers found that, despite the digital era, newspaper advertisements were still the most successful means for recruiting at-risk older adults.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2010, Danfeng "Daphne" Yao has broad experience working with system, network, and program security.
Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and his team developed a computerized treatment program aimed at helping people become fluent in the language of recovery.
After he was introduced to Virginia Tech's Nonlinear Systems Lab, where students could validate research on their own aerial autonomous systems that they also designed, built and tested, Mark Palframan found he was hooked.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2007, Christopher Williams has impacted hundreds of engineering students through his innovative teaching methods that use interactive classroom instruction technologies combined with hands-on learning experiences.