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Veterinary college study and pioneering database tackle most common heart disease in dogs

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 01:00

Veterinary researchers are testing whether a noninvasive type of ultrasound can assess a common complication of mitral valve disease in dogs and creating a first-of-its-kind database to serve as a reference library about patients with the disease.

Virginia Tech to showcase creativity, technology, and innovation at South By Southwest

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 01:00
The university will present a collection of interactive exhibits representing its efforts to create experiential learning experiences and solutions to real-world problems at the event, which serves as a hub for new ideas, innovations, and business connections.

Virginia Tech to showcase creativity, technology, and innovation at South By Southwest

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 01:00
The university will present a collection of interactive exhibits representing its efforts to create experiential learning experiences and solutions to real-world problems at the event, which serves as a hub for new ideas, innovations, and business connections.

Mountaintop mining, crop irrigation can increase salts in freshwater, damage biodiversity

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 01:00
A team of researchers including a Virginia Tech graduate student recommends ways that humans can protect freshwater from salts in the journal Science. 

Students embark on service-oriented spring break trips to Flint, Michigan, and beyond

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 01:00
In Flint, students will participate in a variety of projects, including distributing the remaining water kits to residents for testing and home-building through Habitat for Humanity.

Students embark on service-oriented spring break trips to Flint, Michigan, and beyond

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 01:00

In Flint, students will participate in a variety of projects, including distributing the remaining water kits to residents for testing and home-building through Habitat for Humanity.

Mountaintop mining, crop irrigation can increase salts in freshwater, damage biodiversity

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 01:00

A team of researchers including a Virginia Tech graduate student recommends ways that humans can protect freshwater from salts in the journal Science. 

Climate change, dams, deforestation a vicious cycle for Amazon rivers, lakes

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 01:00
A study by Virginia Tech and the Woods Hole Research Center evaluates the impacts of a range of threats -- dam construction, mining activity, land-cover changes, and climate change -- across the entire Amazon River basin.

Virginia Tech researchers call for public water quality reports to directly address water safety

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 01:00
A research team found that a national sample of Consumer Confidence Reports fails to communicate important information due to complicated language and sophisticated data tables.

National Science Foundation CAREER Award will fund solar cell project to mimic photosynthesis

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 01:00
Amanda Morris is setting a goal to create solar energy cells for houses that can store energy for later use – when the sun is down or on a rainy day.

National Science Foundation CAREER Award will fund solar cell project to mimic photosynthesis

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 01:00

Amanda Morris is setting a goal to create solar energy cells for houses that can store energy for later use – when the sun is down or on a rainy day.

Virginia Tech researchers call for public water quality reports to directly address water safety

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 01:00

A research team found that a national sample of Consumer Confidence Reports fails to communicate important information due to complicated language and sophisticated data tables.

Climate change, dams, deforestation a vicious cycle for Amazon rivers, lakes

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 01:00

A study by Virginia Tech and the Woods Hole Research Center evaluates the impacts of a range of threats -- dam construction, mining activity, land-cover changes, and climate change -- across the entire Amazon River basin.