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Virginia Tech partners with Dive Technologies to launch next-generation autonomous underwater vehicle

The first prototype of Dive Technologies’ large displacement unmanned underwater vehicle is currently under construction in Boston and on schedule for sea testing this summer. Photo courtesy of Dive Technologies.

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  • Jul 08 Preliminary study suggests tuberculosis vaccine may be limiting COVID-19 deaths New research suggests that Bacille Calmette-Guérin, a tuberculosis vaccine routinely given to children in countries with high tuberculosis rates, might play a significant role in mitigating mortality rates from COVID-19.
  • Jul 08 Pro baseball data indicates first impressions last “A main takeaway from our research,” Marshall Vance said, “is that your manager’s first impressions — how he or she first assessed your ability based on the school you graduated from, your initial interview, a letter of recommendation — can influence your career outcomes for a long time, even when your actual on-the-job performance tells a different story.”
  • Jul 07 Veterinary college deploys decontamination system to allow reuse of N95 masks Housed in the Center for One Health Research on the Virginia Tech campus, the decontamination system is helping to stretch supplies for the region's health systems, such as Carilion Clinic, the Roanoke-based nonprofit that comprises hundreds of clinics, hospitals, and specialist offices throughout Southwest Virginia.