National research and business leaders produce a video that suggests what federal funding should for the United States to remain the world’s innovation leader.
The Virginia Tech community will be celebrating that notable three-pound contraption -- the human brain -- during Brain Awareness Week, which officially begins March 10.
Virginia Tech will play host to a first-time competition for students to deign on-demand, remote-controlled 3-D printed aircraft and ground vehicles as the Spring 2014 Additive Manufacturing Grand Challenge launches March 4.
The Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology's ArtsFusion seminar on Wednesday, March 5 explores how technology can expand and break down boundaries and create new opportunities for collaboration.
New methods put forth by researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute may make it increasingly possible to use an individual's genetic profile to guide medical decisions to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases -- a priority of the National Institutes of Health.
With its strong technology workforce, as well as manufacturing capacity, the commonwealth is well positioned to meet the needs of unmanned aircraft manufacturers.
Medical mistakes happen every day, even with the best doctors and nurses. One way to reduce errors is to adopt new wireless technologies such as the "smart" medicine bottle, an innovation being pioneered by Virginia Tech researchers.
Boris Vinatzer, professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science, has developed a naming system based on an organism's genome sequence.
Wireless@Virginia Tech is testing new technologies that will make it possible for high-speed Internet to reach more homes and businesses through a mobile testbed.
The event is sponsored by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, and the Virginia Port Authority.
"An Indirect Casualty: Arms Transfers and Women’s Human Rights" will be the topic of Associate Professor Clair Apodaca's keynote address at Virginia Tech's third annual Forum on Human Rights on Feb. 28.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awards $1 million to Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to build vehicle-to-vehicle, and vehicle-to-driver communication technology, soon to be mandated in all vehicles.
The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech will host the third annual "High Performance Computing in the Life/Medical Sciences" two-week summer institute sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) from July 29 to Aug. 8.
Dushan Boroyevich, the American Electric Power Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, is one of 67 new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2014.
The 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research anticipates nearly 4,000 students from around the country will present their research and creative endeavors. The conference provides students a large-scale opportunity to present their research to their peers and get feedback from others in their fields.
A team of researchers has discovered that a regulatory process responsible for turning on photosynthesis in plants has potentially far-reaching implications for many societal challenges ranging from greenhouse gas pollution to human health.
A workshop in Ethiopia aims to help researchers and farmers identify the pernicious pest threatening tomato fields around the world.
The Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology's ArtsFusion seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 12 explores the concept of generative justice.