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Physics Lesson: Try Clapping Your Wet Hands
2013-08-15 12:30:20

Sunny Jung continues to redefine the views on the laws of physics, and in doing so, impacts the research on topics as varied as drug delivery methods to fuel efficiency.

Unwanted Particles In Water And Food Identified With New Microfluidic Chip
2013-06-20 09:05:53

A new process for making a three-dimensional microstructure that can be used in the analysis of cells could prove useful in counterterrorism measures and in water and food safety concerns.

2013-05-22 23:22:29

Game Tickets and Private Luxury Suites are currently available for the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic between defending National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide and Virginia Tech on 8/31.

2013-05-08 17:12:26

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered how the predominant class of Alzheimer's pharmaceuticals might sharpen the brain's performance.

Potential Food Source Created From Non-food Plants By Virginia Tech Research Team
2013-04-16 10:10:34

This new development opens the door to the potential that food could be created from any plant, reducing the need for crops to be grown on valuable land that requires fertilizers, pesticides, and large amounts of water

Hydrogen Fuel Production Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Alternative Energy Market
2013-04-04 13:31:07

A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any plant, a breakthrough that has the potential to bring a low-cost, environmentally friendly fuel source to the world.

2013-03-27 12:32:44

In a National Science Foundation funded study, Kathleen Alexander, an associate professor of wildlife at Virginia Tech, found that climate drives a large part of diarrheal disease and increases the threat of climate change for vulnerable communities.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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