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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.

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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.