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2010-11-23 12:30:36

Using hyperthermia, Virginia Tech engineering researchers and a colleague from India unveiled a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells.

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2010-11-23 12:00:00

A researcher at Virginia Tech has been studying an unusual breed of Asian snake that can glide long distances in the air in order to unlock its secrets.

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2010-11-22 08:18:53

Scientists are investigating new combined therapies to deliver cancer treatments that target only the tumor without damaging normal tissue.

2010-11-15 21:32:25

Many plants, including crops, release volatiles in response to insect attack.

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2010-11-12 06:00:00

It’s an occurrence that happens so fast it cannot be followed by the human eye, however, researchers have solved the mystery of how cats lap liquids with such elegance.

2010-11-11 22:25:18

A new research study co-spearheaded by Virginia Tech researchers highlights problems with some brass products in plumbing systems that can leach high levels of lead into drinking water, even in brand new buildings – and suggests that such problems may often go undetected.

2010-11-01 21:03:49

One of the serious threats to a user's computer is a software program that might cause unwanted keystroke sequences to occur in order to hack someone's identity.

2010-11-01 09:34:00

Fimian refuses to stand with Virginia Tech families to close the Gun Show Loophole Americans United for Safe Streets adds $100,000 to TV ad campaign, bringing total Virginia campaign to $450,000 FAIRFAX, Va., Nov.

2010-10-25 13:46:28

In scientific publishing, how much reuse of text is too much?


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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