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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?

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2010-10-21 08:55:00

After the campus shootings at Virginia Tech in 2007 and Northern Illinois University in 2008, hundreds of affected students turned to social media websites to share their grief and search for solace.

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2010-10-01 09:16:53

Kathleen Alexander, associate professor of wildlife in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment, has discovered a novel tuberculosis (TB) species in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, a group of pathogens that have adapted by using mammals as hosts.

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.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.