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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.

NASA Offers Site For Virginia Tech Drones
2014-01-03 15:50:31

NASA announced on Friday that the selection of six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites could have an impact on its research at two of its facilities.

2013-11-13 23:33:42

Online tutorial suite includes self run, narrated tutorial, slides, slide handouts, and exercises. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Peccoud

Quicker Advancements In Medical Research From New Computing Model
2013-11-04 12:39:12

With the promise of personalized and customized medicine, one extremely important tool for its success is the knowledge of a person's unique genetic profile.

Probiotics May Help Keep Bad Germs At Bay
2013-11-04 08:38:08

Microbes are everywhere – thousands of species are in your mouth, and thousands are in a glass of tap water. The ones in your mouth are mostly harmless – as long as you brush and floss so they don't form a biofilm that allows gum disease a path into the blood stream.

2013-10-10 23:27:56

Online tutorial suite includes narrated tutorial, PowerPoint slides, slide handouts, and exercises. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The Peccoud Lab, based at


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'