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Researchers have conducted the first ever large-scale and systematic study of exactly how the trusty apps on Android phones are able to talk to one another and trade information.
Manure from cattle administered antibiotics drastically changes the bacterial and fungal make-up of surrounding soil, leading to ecosystem dysfunction, according to a Virginia Tech research team.
A mutant protein, which malfunctions at high temperatures, has given a Virginia Tech research team led by Sarah McDonald a better understanding of rotavirus. Their study, which reveals previously unknown functional sites on a rotavirus protein, was recently published in the Journal of Virology
Joanna Kania is one of 14 recipients of the Fralin Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The 35-year-old worked in public safety for seven years before she returned to school to pursue her childhood dream of becoming an equestrian veterinarian.
Students will study bats' sensing and flight mechanisms at the Shandong University - Virginia Tech International Laboratory, gaining experience in bioinspired engineering and cross-cultural collaboration.
Once thought to affect mainly humans and livestock, Brucella is now being found in a species scientists never expected: African bullfrogs.
In addition to the bacteria's ability to freeze water, its presence adds to growing evidence that using creek, lake, and pond water for irrigation can increase the risk of crop disease outbreaks.
Queen, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics has been awarded the 2017 Kappa Delta Young Investigator’s Award for conducting outstanding musculoskeletal disease or injury research with the goal of advancing patient treatment and care.
The Graduate School will celebrate 2017 Graduate Education Week with five days of events and activities focusing on students, faculty, programs, and initiatives at Virginia Tech.
Fourth-year student Ian Cooley has been researching a chemical messenger. His reasearch could have potential implications on cancer and autoimmune disease.
The challenges and opportunities of neuroscience will come into focus Sunday and Monday as researchers from universities across Virginia and special guests from elsewhere in the U.S. converge at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute for the annual symposium.
In a new study published in the peer-reviewed Physical Review Letters, chemical engineers propose a new model that can rationalize reactivity trends of a variety of gold nanoparticles with different sizes, shapes, and compositions.
Student Matt Addis has been researching how pulmonary function tests are administered to patients, and what he discovered might pave the way to more-effective diagnosis and treatment protocols for illnesses that cost the United States billions of dollars each year.
Dolbin-MacNab, a human development expert, will testify before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging in Washington, D.C., today, about the impact of the opioid addiction epidemic on grandparents raising their grandchildren.
Virginia Tech was one of four American teams to compete, and one of two American teams to participate in all four challenges, which required the use of both aerial and ground vehicles.
A decade ago, Jessica Nguyen would have never pictured herself as a medical student, let alone one receiving a letter of distinction for her research project that changed policy surrounding urinary catheter use. Nguyen will present her work at the VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium on March 24.
A Virginia Tech graduate student is living in one of the hottest and driest countries in the world this semester so that he can study how climate change, land management, and other human-caused phenomena impact a community of animals known as the cavity guild.
Researchers find that brain imagery shows difference between knowing or reckless behavior in criminal acts
Scientists and lawyers speak different languages, but there is common ground. Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists working in a multi-institutional team with legal authorities have discovered that brain imaging can determine whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge about a crime.
Greg J. Duncan, a distinguished professor in the School of Education, and departments of economics, psychology, and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine, will highlight Brain Awareness Week, which begins March 13. The presentation will be the capstone course for the fifth annual Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Brain School.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student's research uncovers opportunities for injury prevention
Chris McLaughlin, a fourth-year student at VTC, found that lawn mower accidents occur more frequently in Southwest Virginia when compared to national statistics. He's presenting his work March 24 at the VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium.