Virginia Tech jumps 17 places to join the top 10 percent of universities in the world, according to 2015/16 QS World University Rankings.
Virginia Tech has been selected to be part of a prestigious national network of universities with nanotechnology expertise.
Xiangtao Meng's award-winning research uses cellulose to create new materials for getting medicines to patients safely and effectively.
Virginia Tech’s Marc Edwards is traveling to Flint, Michigan, as part of a National Science Foundation-funded $50,000 one-year study into a “perfect storm” of water distribution system corrosion problems.
New antibiotics developed by Virginia Tech researchers target the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, or staph, and the antibiotic resistant strains commonly known as MRSA.
People with a BRCA1 gene mutation are at higher risk for breast cancer, but no treatments exist to specifically target this problem. Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute researcher Deborah Kelly plans to inform treatment options by understanding the structural mutations that give rise to cancer.
Using a computer-assisted design application for synthetic biology developed at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, researchers from the Slovenia National Institute of Biology have created a genetic language to program plants.
The $7.6 million facility will include an applied reproductive physiology facility adjacent to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, an intensive metabolic research facility at the Kentland Farm complex, and a bovine extension, teaching and research facility on Plantation Road.
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers join international effort to fill gaps in nutrition science
An international team of researchers, including scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, has identified key opportunities in nutrition science to address projected gaps in food availability.
Virginia Tech engineers and scientists join with investigators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and the University of California at Berkeley on a $2.6 million National Science Foundation grant.
A team of scientists led by Virginia Tech researchers has received a $950,000 National Science Foundation grant to study the ways that ideas and behaviors are spread through large social networks like Twitter.
The focus of the Office of Medical Informatics Translation, Training and Ethics will be on pioneering research, training the next generation of scientists in the field, and facilitating entrepreneurship.
Growth in terms of research and development expenditures, faculty discoveries, and student experiential learning came to the forefront at the Board of Visitors research committee session on Sunday.
Engineering students at Virginia Tech participate in a multitude of senior design projects, including international endeavors.
Test flights began this month in Jacksonville, Florida, to explore the reliability, safety, and commercial-use cases for the company’s family of tethered drones
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists examine evidence – gathered from visual circuits – that disputes a widely accepted belief about brain development.
The Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute and the Fralin Life Science Institute at Virginia Tech next week will welcome Wei Sun, a pioneer in bioprinting, as a visiting scholar.
Researchers have uncovered key cellular functions that help regulate inflammation — a finding the could illuminate major health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer.
The National Science Foundation awarded $1.28 million to Virginia Tech engineering education faculty members Stephanie Adams and Holly Matusovich to offer a Dissertation Institute to evaluate issues that could lead to shortening a student's time to earn a doctoral degree.
The science historian will give a 4 p.m. distinguished lecture entitled "Should We Trust Science? Perspectives from the History and Philosophy of Science" at the Lyric Theatre, followed by a question and answer period and book signing.