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- Oct 15 Researchers study water’s role in antibiotic resistance emergence and dissemination in Africa The researchers’ findings suggest that factors beyond industrial farming and medical facilities may be significant contributors to the global problem of antibiotic resistance dissemination.
- Oct 12 U.S. Department of Energy awards Virginia Tech an electric vehicle cybersecurity grant Electric vehicle systems interact with the physical world and present unique security challenges.
- Oct 11 Virginia Tech researchers receive NSF grant to study parental care in eastern hellbender salamanders These giant salamanders were once common in streams across the eastern United States, but have experienced drastic population declines in the past 30 years due to habitat loss caused by erosion and pollution and are increasingly threatened by climate change.