GenoCAD, a computer-assisted design environment for synthetic biology developed at Virginia Tech, has transitioned to GenoFAB LLC to engage new users and create new opportunities for innovation.
The first in a series of public meetings hosted by Federal Aviation Administration test sites for unmanned aircraft will provide an opportunity for public questions and an overview of current activities.
The findings of a Virginia Tech biomedical and engineering mechanics associate professor and his students on somersaulting single-cell organisms could impact the study of how the containment affects the behavior of organisms used in a wide variety of engineering and scientific applications.
ACS Fellows are nominated by peers in the field and selected based on outstanding achievements in and contributions to the science/profession.
Researchers made the connection by analyzing blood samples taken from 40 participants enrolled in the diaBEAT-it program, a long-term study run by multiple researchers in the Fralin Translational Obesity Research Center.
The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech, which coordinates research into unmanned aircraft systems, has named Mark Blanks as its associate director.
He has led teams in the improved design of different types of armors such as bulletproof vests, tank walls, and shields to protect vehicles against an improvised explosive device generated blast.
Pablo Sobrado and his research team study will receive nearly a half million dollars from the National Science Foundation to investigate enzymes that catalyze unique chemical reactions that are essential for microbial survival, but absent in humans.
Adopting integrated pest management practices could reduce food-crop losses by 50 percent, a big factor in feeding the world's billions, according to a journal article by Virginia Tech researchers.