contents | summer 2013
Meet Patricia Dove, the first faculty member with undergraduate and graduate degrees from Virginia Tech to be inducted to the National Academy of Sciences.
Fralin Life Science Institute supplies the tools of science to build Virginia's next generation of researchers.
• Shaking the trees for ways to eliminate disease
• Nature's lessons might teach Virginia Tech engineers new tricks
• Nanoscale surveillance reveals tactics of molecular marauders
Even the most seasoned entrepreneurs would bow to Vinod Chachra's work ethic, and certainly to his investment in shoe leather.
When bears and wolves cross paths with humans, conservationists work with researchers to find common ground.
Kirk, Spock together
Neuroimaging study shows that cold reasoning and hot feelings are intimately connected.
When James "Jim" Rancourt talks about Polymer Solutions Inc., the independent testing laboratory he founded in Blacksburg, it is tempting to steal plotlines for a TV series.
Consider the sum total of greenhouse gases created by the paving process. It really adds up.
Jumping three places to No. 41, Virginia Tech remained the top university in Virginia in fiscal 2012 for funds expended in pursuit of science, engineering, and other scholarly activity.