Virginia Tech scientists are launching an in-depth research investigation to better understand the effects of a high-fat diet on skeletal muscle metabolism in the human body.
Virginia had $2.61 billion in agricultural exports in 2012, a record-setting number. Since 2010, agricultural and forestry exports have increased 17 percent.
Tysor will work closely with national security thrust leader Jon Greene and with cognition and communication thrust leader Jeff Reed, a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering and director of Wireless@VT.
Approximately 70 people attend the Third Vector-borne Disease Research Symposium, held March 8-9, 2013 at the Inn at Virginia Tech.
In this new position, Jon Greene will be responsible for strategic research development of multimillion-dollar, interdisciplinary proposals at the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science,
United Parcel Service has for the 17th consecutive year awarded an academic grant to Virginia Tech's Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the amount of $40,000 for 2013.
Kirk and Spock may not need a Vulcan mind meld to share cognition: Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have found that our cold reasoning and hot feelings may be more intimately connected than previously thought.
Derek Hyra will put his research to practice in Alexandria, focusing on promoting affordable housing opportunities as well as equitable and sustainable development.
As part of an international team, Virginia Tech researchers helped find the last known mixing angle of neutrinos which earned them a spot as one of Science Magazine's top breakthroughs for the year. But physicists in Blacksburg aren't stopping there. Now they're trying to find a fourth neutrino. A sterile neutrino. One that could help explain dark matter.
Thomas Hou, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Virginia Tech, is the newly elected steering committee chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' (IEEE) Conference on Computer Communications or INFOCOM conference.
The discovery, published online in the Journal of Natural Products, shows that a compound isolated from this common plant with low branches and creamy, white fragrant flowers appears to be useful for the development of drugs targeting the malaria parasite.
Six students, representing four colleges, will present at the conference, which takes place April 11-13, 2013.
Biofuels are of mounting economic and ecological importance, with the federal government calling for production of 36 billion gallons of biofuel by 2022, about 11.3 percent of all liquid fuel consumption.
Christopher Williams, an assistant professor with Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, will use a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to explore 3-D ink-jet printing with copper as a conductivity tool.
Lizards and frogs are about to take up residence in the laboratories of Virginia Tech's College of Engineering.
The conclave, once a public event replete with bookmaking, is now shrouded in mystery but Virginia Tech professor Frederic Baumgartner can discuss the history of the election of the pope.
The use of an eco-cruise control system being developed by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers could save billions of gallons of fuel and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Virginia Tech, the University of Maryland, and George Washington University will work collaboratively to launch a regional Innovation Corps (I-Corps) node with one sweeping goal: find the best entrepreneurial student and faculty researchers and help them bring their discoveries to market.
Craig Ramey, the founder of a decades-long scientific study that has proved the enduring benefits of early education, recently applauded President Barack Obama’s call for universal access to high-quality preschool in the United States.