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2011-06-22 13:27:44

Researchers at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. recently found a way to improve electricity generating fuel cells, potentially making them more efficient, powerful and less expensive.

2011-06-20 13:09:41

Designing new materials depends upon understanding the properties of today's materials.

2011-06-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Virginia Tech University learned last night that their teamwork, perseverance and hard work have led to top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an exceptional extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol).

2011-06-03 08:30:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children in the mountain village of Ti Peligre, Haiti, needed safe passage across a treacherous river to reach school.

2011-06-03 12:03:44

Fast muscles, such as the thigh muscle in a sprinter, deliver energy quickly but fatigue quickly.

2011-04-29 13:47:00

Researchers Showcase Latest Automotive Innovations for the Next Generation of Mobility BELMONT, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to cutting-edge research being conducted at the Volkswagen Group Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL), tomorrow's drivers may be able to interact with their cars more easily.

2011-04-19 22:52:36

Jamie Tyler, assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has been invited to speak at a Royal Society of London high level workshop on May 11-12 on the security implications of advances in neuroscience.

2011-04-07 19:00:00

HOUSTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," is pleased to announce that the American Chemical Society (ACS) has selected Dr. Carl Willis of Kraton Polymers and Prof.

2011-03-31 13:22:08

Everyone would like MDs to have the best education – and to absorb what they are taught.

2011-03-31 10:15:00

DISPUTANTA, Va., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and the presidents of the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University today joined with executives from some of the world's biggest names in manufacturing to officially break ground for the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a unique collaborative research facility in Prince George County, Virginia, that promises to accelerate the transfer of laboratory innovations to...

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.