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Save the date for Giving Day: Feb. 21-22

It’s almost time for Giving Day – a 24-hour demonstration of what it means to be a Hokie and what we stand for as a community. A chance for all of us to step up, join in, and show the…

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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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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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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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Cancer researchers team up against deadliest brain tumors in children

Experts from Children's National, Virginia Tech, and Columbia University join forces to explore new tactics to fight lethal childhood brain cancer.

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‘The right place’: Sisters with rare disorder find help

When Emily Burkhart’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare gene mutation, the family found help at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic. When the seemingly…

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Virginia Tech hosts its first STEM and College Fair in Alexandria, Virginia

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Virginia Tech hosted its first Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and College Fair in collaboration with Alfred Street Baptist Church at George…

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Virginia Research & Innovation: Driving Progress for Better Health and Economic Growth

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley will release results of a new survey of Virginians on the economic impact of biomedical research.Additional speakers include: Tim Sands, President,…

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Visualizing Virginia Tech History

Visualizing Virginia Tech History is a multi-year project created by a transdisciplinary group of faculty and students that utilizes creative technologies including projection mapping, extended…

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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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Virginia Tech science graduate students trade traditional communication for a blank canvas

In partnership with the Taubman Museum of Art in downtown Roanoke, the Virginia Tech Communicating Science Club hosted Science on Canvas, an event for science graduate students to develop creative…

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Researchers identify behavioral adaptations that may help Antarctic fishes to adapt to warming Southern Ocean

In a new study published in PLOS ONE, Michael Friedlander and his team at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute describe how Antarctic fishes with and without hemoglobin react to acute thermal…

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The Little Lab with Big Impact on the Virginia Wine Industry

Every fall, a small lab on the outer edge of Virginia Tech's campus prepares and ships out hundreds of harvest kits to winemakers around the state and beyond to collect grape juice which will…

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Reflections on Juneteenth Scholars Research

Brandy Faulkner, the Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies, discusses her research for the inaugural Juneteenth Scholars program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.…

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Tour the state-of-the-art Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Addition

With wet laboratories, meeting spaces, and offices to accommodate 400 additional researchers, students, and support staff, the $90-million, 139,000-square-foot addition enables the Fralin Biomedical…

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