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2010-01-28 19:35:49

New advances for the detection of cancer led by Rafael V. Davalos of the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Science (SBES) are featured as the cover story in the January 19, 2010 Royal Society of Chemistry's magazine, "Lab on a Chip," the premier journal for researchers in microfluidics.

2010-01-28 14:39:22

Novel research on improving the simulation performance of hardware models created in a language called SystemC, often used to shorten manufacturing design cycles to improve the time it takes to bring a product to the marketplace, has garnered a best paper award at the 15th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC) for a team led by Sandeep Shukla, Virginia Tech associate professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), and three of his students.

2010-01-05 16:26:08

A team made up of mental health professionals, emergency response experts, and researchers from several universities, including Virginia Tech, has published the results of a study that shows serious emotional disturbances among children who were affected by Hurricane Katrina.

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2009-12-24 09:05:00

Glaciers along the Gulf of Alaska are enriching stream and near shore marine ecosystems from a surprising source – ancient carbon contained in glacial runoff.

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2009-12-21 07:44:09

An unusual bowstring truss iron bridge that carried traffic across Roaring Run in Bedford County, Va for almost 100 years is now a picturesque footbridge at the I-81 Ironto, Va rest stop.

2009-12-08 20:05:43

Any parent knows that sometimes maintaining your cool with misbehaving children is a challenge.

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2009-12-03 07:55:03

Although states are not required to report fetal deaths in accident data, between 300 and 1,000 unborn babies die in car accidents each year.

2009-11-24 15:31:35

Cell fragments called platelets are essential to promote blood clotting.

2009-11-06 13:30:16

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech and Montana State University have discovered a fungal protein that plays a key role in causing disease in plants and animals and which also shields the pathogen from oxidative stress.


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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