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2010-09-28 07:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it will connect Virginia Tech data centers and research locations including the new state-of-the art research institute in Arlington.

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2010-06-22 06:48:09

Four unmanned autonomous vehicles designed and built by a team of engineering students at Virginia Tech using the TORC Robotic Building Blocks product line, are headed to Hawaii to participate in the 2010 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) war games in July.

2010-06-21 09:45:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chamber music lovers and opera buffs, take note.

2010-06-08 08:05:00

SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- VCOM International Multimedia Corp. announced it is expanding its computer services and digital signage operations and adding a third technology center in South Hackensack.

2010-05-18 08:15:18

A new "tree of life" has been constructed by researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech for the gamma-proteobacteria, a large group of medically and scientifically important bacteria that includes Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, and other disease-causing organisms.

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2010-04-13 17:16:29

Scientists have used high-performance computing to locate small genes that have been missed by scientists in their quest to define the microbial DNA sequences of life.

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2010-03-04 11:14:41

Students at Virginia Tech's Unmanned Systems Laboratory are perfecting an autonomous helicopter they hope will never be used for its intended purpose.

2009-11-06 13:30:16

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech and Montana State University have discovered a fungal protein that plays a key role in causing disease in plants and animals and which also shields the pathogen from oxidative stress.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.