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Smithsonian curator to detail the significant impact of technology on art, theatre, and music

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 01:00

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.

Researchers establish benchmark set of genotypes for human genome sequencing

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 01:00

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.

Video: Virginia poised to soar into unmanned aircraft production

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 01:00

With its strong technology workforce, as well as manufacturing capacity, the commonwealth is well positioned to meet the needs of unmanned aircraft manufacturers.

Researchers work with novel wireless technologies to improve safety in hospitals, health care

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 01:00

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.

Virginia Tech scientist proposes revolutionary naming system for all life on Earth

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 01:00

Boris Vinatzer, professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science, has developed a naming system based on an organism's genome sequence.

Researchers seek ways to bring high-speed Internet to more homes and businesses in rural Virginia

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 01:00

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.