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NIH’s alcohol addiction research programs leader will speak at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
George Koob, the director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, will discuss the neurocircuitry of alcohol addiction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
Virginia Tech is creating a business engagement center as part of a major push to expand its partnerships with leading companies.
Bill Becker, associate professor of management, is working on a follow-up study to his recent research project, which found that employer expectations that emails will be monitored and responded to during nonwork hours are the main reason employees are unable to disconnect from the workplace.
Virginia Tech researchers are working to develop low-cost, practical remediation and communication strategies that will set protocols in place to ensure clean drinking water is available after natural disasters, such as “The Great 2016 Louisiana Flood.”
The Pine Integrated Network: Education, Mitigation, and Adaptation project includes 11 land-grant universities and a host of other research cooperatives.
Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the institute, will lead a research team to investigate how the microscopic spaces surrounding heart cells affect connections called gap junctions, which allow electrical impulses and small molecules to pass between cells.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists: Witnessing fear can physically change the brain
Scientists have discovered that observing fear in others may change how information flows in the brain. The finding in a rodent model may have bearing on people who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder.
Virginia Tech researchers are studying the injury risk from small unmanned aircraft, which will help guide new regulations and ultimately make aircraft safer.
The peer-reviewed, online-only journal is the newest publication of the Gerontological Society of America, the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.
The soil beneath our feet is not as biologically diverse as scientists previously thought, according to a research team that includes a Virginia Tech soil microbial ecologist.
Kevin Fedkenheuer can’t imagine life — or science — without his twin brother, Mike. The Fedkenheuer siblings graduated last month with doctoral degrees in plant pathology, physiology, and weed science from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Katie Mott, who won a fellowship from the ICTAS Doctoral Scholars Program, is studying how satellites small enough to fit on a desk can be used for everything from communications to studying space weather.
The agreement streamlines the process for joint technology projects between the commonwealth’s most comprehensive research university and one of the world’s leading technology companies.
A Virginia Tech chemist is investigating how inhibiting an enzyme could be used as therapy for a multitude of diseases, including cancer, chronic kidney disease, sickle cell disease, and parasite infections.
By mapping the consequences of an impact between a car and a pedestrian, computational models can help engineers test potential safety features for cars that can protect people both outside and inside the vehicle.
New Information Systems Lab leadership poises Hume Center to educate next generation of experts in national security technology
Joseph Mitola and Kevin Heaslip bring experience critical to continuing Hume's mission of educating the next generation of leaders in national security technologies through experiential learning and innovative research.
Virginia Tech leads partnership to conduct research on ‘cyberbiosecurity’ for the Department of Defense
Randall Murch, research leader for Biosecurity and Forensics, Virginia Tech National Capital Region Research Development Team, is principal investigator. for the project, which will tackle the security of 'life science big data' in a defined construct for the first time.
Edwards, an expert on water treatment and corrosion, was honored in the magazine’s Advocates category for his work on the Flint, Michigan, water supply.
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and partners named a national safety center by U.S. Department of Transportation
The designation includes an award of nearly $28 million across five years to study how best to maximize the safety benefits of automated- and connected-vehicle technologies.
From Kuwait, Almutairi came to the United States in 2009 to study English at Old Dominion University and, later, civil engineering at Northern Arizona University. He was soon determined to attend Virginia Tech.