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Shifting to online instruction

A remote video session with Michelle Stocker, Assistant Professor of Geobiology in the Department of Geosciences, who is one of many faculty members at Virginia Tech having to quickly shift to online…

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Michelle Stocker - fossil day in the Department of Geosciences

Michelle Stocker's students explore the anatomy of various animals in her fossil class.

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What's your science? - Jennifer Cyrnak

Jennifer Cyrnak ('93, '96) came to Virginia Tech undecided and ultimately chose Geophysics as her science.

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Nanoparticles produced from burning coal may be toxic to humans

Virginia Tech scientists have discovered that incredibly small particles of an unusual and highly toxic titanium oxide found in coal smog and ash can cause lung damage in mice after a single…

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What's your Science? - Shelly Worek

Shelly Worek talks about why she studies geoscience.

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What's your science? - Amin Baghbadorani

Amin Abbasi Baghbadorani, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geosciences, talks about his geophysics research.

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HokieTalks: Tsunamis - Of sand and computers

Robert Weiss with the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science, gives his presentation "Tsunamis: Of sand and computers."

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Geosciences professor discovers 550 million-year-old fossil

Virginia Tech Professor of Geosciences Shuhai Xiao and a team of scientists finds what could be one of the first trails made by animals on the surface of the Earth.

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Virginia Tech paleontologist discovers new, miniature relative of Tyrannosaurus rex

Virginia Tech paleontologist Sterling Nesbitt finds the fossil of a new relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex. Standing at roughly 3 feet tall and approximately 9 feet in length, the newly named animal…

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Geosciences professor awaits data from Mars explorer

Virginia Tech professor Scott King with the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science, watched NASA’s new InSight lander as it touched down on Mars Nov. 26. King is part of one of the…

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Virginia Tech students uncover fossils, prepare for study

Virginia Tech students volunteer to clean fossils in the Derring Hall preparation lab throughout the semester. Their work is the first step before researchers in the College Of Science can actually…

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