It's a mystery why a gut-dwelling bacterium carried by half the world’s population is well-tolerated by some people while it makes others sick. Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers are discovering why.
The grants will help researchers better understand how evacuation decisions are made and how to develop a more effective, safer emergency response system.
Called a "program anomaly detection approach," a trio of Virginia Tech computer scientists has tested their innovation against many real-world attacks.
Student innovators were center stage as undergraduates engaged Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, state Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson, and Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands during a roundtable talks at the Innovate Living-Learning Community.
Their acrobatics often go unnoticed, but understanding them could help improve engineering processes, like oil refining and wastewater treatment, that rely on controlling the interaction of small particles with air-water interfaces.
In sensitive dryland regions where surface water resources are scarce, limiting the access of elephants and other wildlife to water through human development can impact water quality and, potentially, human health.
Slated to serve 450 young people from across the region, this semester-long educational program opens for online registration on Monday, Oct. 19.
Virginia Tech will host a worldwide spectrum sharing radio contest with support coming from the Motorola Solutions Foundation. Entry forms are available now for the competition.
Interact with strange creatures and journey through creepy worlds for the annual Halloween-inspired event on Oct. 29 from 5-8 p.m.
A funeral service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 600 Prices Fork Road.
Virginia Tech chemical engineers have developed a new approach that could have a huge impact in future materials design.
Naturally occurring skin bacteria can respond to infection and adjust structure and function to compensate for it, according to a Virginia Tech research team.
Virginia Tech will recruit a diverse cadre of Ph.D. students from Blacksburg and the National Capital Region and launch the program in the spring 2016 semester.