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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.

2010-09-15 17:33:53

A new technology for removing water from ultrafine coal slurry has been successfully tested at the commercial scale at an operating coal cleaning plant.

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2010-08-24 09:50:00

Health care experts have long touted the benefits of drinking water, but now researchers from Virginia Tech have found evidence that consuming H2O before eating could help you lose weight.

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2010-08-03 07:48:16

Could working the night shift alter a woman's body clock enough to cause breast cancer?

2010-08-02 08:23:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blind Driver Challenge of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is one of the new technological innovations that will be featured at this year's NIWeek, held August 3-5.

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2010-07-23 08:00:17

"Weird movements" in the abdomens of freely crawling caterpillars are making headlines in the fields of engineering and biology.

2010-07-23 02:40:41

Scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have constructed a mathematical and computational model of inflammatory bowel disease that allows researchers to simulate the cellular and molecular changes underlying chronic inflammation in humans.

2010-07-22 15:35:39

A research team led by scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech has discovered a fundamental entry mechanism that allows dangerous fungal microbes to infect plants and cause disease.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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