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Climate change scientist Michael Mann to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 00:00

Michael Mann will give a 4 p.m. lecture at the Lyric Theater, followed by questions and signing of his book, "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines." 

Virginia Tech helps grow agricultural industry, increase global trade

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 00:00

Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands spoke at the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade.

Computer science researcher hopes to make access to cloud storage more efficient

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 00:00

Ali R. Butt, associate professor of computer science at Virginia Tech, has received a NetApp Faculty Fellowship to make more efficient uses of resources in cloud storage systems.

Brain School 2015 focuses on beginnings

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 00:00

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute hosts its third annual Brain School this month. Sessions are free, yet limited by space restrictions, so online registration is required.  

More study needed to clarify impact of cellulose nanocrystals on human health, researcher reports

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 00:00

Virginia Tech Associate Professor Maren Roman found discrepancies in studies of whether cellulose nanocrystals are toxic.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine reorganizes Department of Basic Science

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:00

The new Department of Biomedical Science will be chaired by Michael Friedlander, the school’s senior dean for research and the executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Michael Friedlander’s research continues to be lauded 40 years later

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 01:00

The field of neuroscience was still in its infancy when Michael Friedlander and his colleagues brainstormed a new experimental approach to examine how temperature change affects the entirety of a living organism. 

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists discover beliefs can be just as powerful as nicotine

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 01:00

The research found that beliefs can regulate the effects of nicotine on the human brain. The discovery could lead to new ways to treat addiction. 

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist gets $2 million grant to study childhood virus

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 01:00

Rotavirus infects nearly all children worldwide within the first five years of life. Despite decades of research, little is known about how the virus propagates.