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Virginia Tech plant ecologist receives grant to study invasive agricultural weed

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 00:00
Johnsongrass can rapidly adapt to changes in climate, soil, surrounding organisms, and agriculture in ways not previously observed in other plants, making it an important model system to explore the underpinnings of weediness.

Flint water still not safe to drink, says Virginia Tech professor

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 00:00
“The system is slowly improving. The more the residents use the water, the faster the system will heal, says Virginia Tech Professor Marc Edwards.

Computer scientists present new method to reconstruct signaling pathways

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:00
Virginia Tech researchers present a new computational algorithm called PathLinker that automatically reconstructs signaling pathways from a background network of molecular interactions.

New initiative builds a university-wide partnership in materials, energy

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 11:00
The initiative will include the expertise and resources of nearly 30 Virginia Tech faculty members from four colleges, who will collaborate on promising, innovative projects.

Addiction scholar honored with career achievement award

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 10:00
The College on Problems of Drug Dependence selected Warren Bickel as the 2016 recipient of the Nathan B. Eddy Award.

240-million-year-old fossils provide new insight into how dinosaurs grew from hatchling to adult

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
Paleontologists at Virginia Tech have found that muscle-scarred fossil leg bones of a 240-million-year old animal may shine new light on a large unknown: How early dinosaurs grew from hatchlings to adults.

Virginia Tech research team fights the spread of damaging invasive pests

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
Researchers are turning to computational modeling in an effort to better understand when and where the tomato leafminer will appear next.

Virginia Tech students will present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 09:00
Virginia Tech will have 17 student representatives at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research this week at the University of North Carolina Asheville.

Nobel Laureate Eric Betzig to deliver lecture on campus

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 09:00
Betzig, along with Stefan Hell and William Moerner, won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2014 for super-resolved fluorescence microscopy, which allows scientists to take images of cells with unprecedented detail.

National Capital Region workshop explores Destination Area and Beyond Boundaries initiatives

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 00:00
More than 140 people gathered in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss the university’s plan for continuous innovation.