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Stink Bugs Beware! Homemade Stink Bug Traps Squash Store-bought Models
2014-05-08 03:32:16

A Virginia Tech team of researchers has proven that homemade, inexpensive stink bug traps crafted from simple household items outshine pricier models designed to kill the invasive, annoying bugs.

2014-05-02 23:01:50

Dr. Kristofer D. Kusano, Research Associate at Virginia Tech, has been honored with SAE International’s Russell S.

2014-04-21 12:25:09

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced its collaboration with Virginia Tech to help launch the Pamplin College Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics.

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like

2014-03-19 23:29:39

Learn how to use GenoCAD, a Computer-Assited Design application for synthetic biology, Thursday, March 27th, at 18:00 p.m. UTC/2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m.

Taxonomy Boris Vinatzer
2014-02-24 04:45:12

A new naming system proposed by one Virginia Tech scientist proposes moving beyond the current biological naming system and supplementing it with a new classification method based on an organism’s genome sequence.

2014-02-19 12:22:17

Small Flying Vehicles, Complete with Flapping Wings, may Emerge from Study of Fruit Bats WASHINGTON, Feb.

2014-02-07 13:15:15

A team of researchers led by Virginia Tech and University of California, Berkeley, scientists has discovered that a regulatory process that turns on photosynthesis in plants at daybreak likely developed on Earth in ancient microbes 2.5 billion years ago, long before oxygen became available.

Differences In Concussion Risk Between Football Helmets
2014-01-31 08:34:19

Football helmets can be designed to reduce the risk of concussions, according to a new study by some of the nation's leading concussion researchers published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery.

Researchers Develop Energy-dense Sugar Battery
2014-01-21 09:27:06

A Virginia Tech research team has developed a battery that runs on sugar and has an unmatched energy density, a development that could replace conventional batteries with ones that are cheaper, refillable, and biodegradable.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.