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Eminent cancer physician-scientist joins Virginia Tech to lead research in Washington, D.C.

Christopher Hourigan will spearhead innovative cancer solutions at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Cancer Research Center in the nation's capital.

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Veterinary College Research Symposium

Veterinary college symposium showcases graduate students’ research, makes collaborations, and connections. More than 60 graduate students from the veterinary college and its research and public…

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Community tunes in to learn about ‘The Craving Brain: Food and Drugs’ during Brain School

Nearly 200 people packed into the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC during Brain Awareness Week activities in March for exhibits, tours, talks, brain-healthy food and programming around…

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Bringing together rigid and soft electronics

In the lab of Michael Bartlett, new developments are being made in the realm of integrating rigid and soft electronics. The electrically conductive liquid metal adhesive is so good, you can run over…

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Let's Go CALS

Take a quick look at how CALS students are getting hand on experiences outside of the classroom. Let's go!

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It’s the ‘thing in my life that shaped me the most,’ participant says of life-changing therapy

After experiencing a stroke in utero that caused weakness on the left side of her body, Keya Shapiro found a home at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic…

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Researching supersonic jet noise at afterburning conditions

Assistant Professor Joseph Meadows talks about his team's research into jet noise, conducted at the Advanced Power and Propulsion Lab.

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Research Security and Open Science: A Panel Discussion About the Need for Transparency and Security in Science

On the surface principles and approaches that prioritize transparency, collaboration, and openness in scientific research might appear to contradict with the need to safeguard the privacy of…

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Lost in Translation...for 300 years: Virginia Tech Philosopher Reinterprets Newton's First Law

In a major discovery, philosopher Dan Hoek reveals that Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion has been misinterpreted for over three centuries. The accurate Latin wording of the law is "a body…

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National Science Foundation's Transition to SciENcv

As part of the Office of Sponsored Program's Expert Q&A series, Lauren Magruder, Director of Pre-Award, explains the NSF's transition to SciENcv. Researchers are now required to use…

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Landmark $50 million gift to dramatically expand health sciences research at Virginia Tech

The Richmond, Virginia-based Red Gates Foundation recently committed $50 million to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to accelerate health sciences research at Virginia Tech. The gift…

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Fundamental understanding of a molecule‘s normal function could inform treatments for a variety of brain disorders

A team of investigators in John Chappell’s lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC made a discovery that could inform new therapies.

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Fightin' Hokies Hefeweizen

Meet the newest addition to the Fightin' Hokies line up, Fightin' Hokies Hefeweizen.

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Student team builds a new garden tool for a veteran

Army veteran Tammy Landeen wanted to be able to work more easily in her garden, something that was difficult from her wheelchair. A team of seniors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering…

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Stronger tape engineered through the art of cutting

Michael Bartlett’s team at Virginia Tech has adapted kirigami, the ancient Japanese art of cutting paper, into a method for increasing the adhesive bond of ordinary tape by 60 times.

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Bartlett lab tests strong adhesive bond with a brick drop

Michael Bartlett's lab has created a way to dramatically enhance the adhesive strength of tapes by making cuts inspired by kirigami. In this demonstration, they drop a brick on two different…

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