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2014-12-11 16:24:04

BROWNSBURG, Ind., Dec.

2014-12-10 00:20:44

Technology Square at the Georgia Institute of Technology Receives 2014 Outstanding Research/Science Park Award TUCSON, Ariz., Dec.

2014-11-26 23:05:37

Mehdi Ahmadian, Dan Pletta Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virgina Tech, has been named the winner of the 2014 SAE International L.

2014-11-06 23:10:03

The most instrumented building for vibrations in the world was recently completed.

multicellular organism
2014-09-26 07:55:55

For those involved in and interested in the history of life and its evolution - including the inception of multicellular eukaryotes (organism with cells) - Virginia Tech released some very exciting news recently.

drinking water
2014-09-07 03:00:30

Did you realize that there are more than 2 dozen flavors to water, not all of which are as yummy as say, rocky road ice cream?

Dr Terry Hrubec
2014-08-15 02:29:57

Virginia Tech researchers who were using a disinfectant when handling mice have discovered that two active ingredients in it cause declines in mouse reproduction.

2014-07-23 12:37:08

The collaboration centers on Cryptography in a changing technological landscape. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A document from Intel highlights a successful,

2014-07-08 14:45:18

Scientists have long puzzled over the genetic differences between fruit flies that live hardly a puddle jump apart in a natural environment known as "Evolution Canyon" in Mount Carmel, Israel.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.