If oxygen was a driver of the early evolution of animals, only a slight bump in oxygen levels facilitated it, according to a multi-institutional research team that includes a Virginia Tech geoscientist.
An international team of scientists, led by a Virginia Tech researcher, determined that the number of chromosomes in a cell may be a key to understanding how cancer forms and progresses – a finding that could help inform ...
Forget the Vulcan mind-meld of the Star Trek generation—as far as mind control techniques go, bacteria is the next frontier.
Want a healthy brain? Get a little help from your friends.
Virginia Tech engineers have shed light on what happens to a nearby particle when bubbles burst.
Reducing blight, conserving water, controlling invasive pests with natural means – all are vital to improving agriculture practices worldwide to help feed billions of people in the coming decades.
Unmanned aircraft researchers associated with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech tested new sensor technology designed to detect potentially disruptive activities along energy pipeline routes.
Wu Feng of the College of Engineering's computer science department, along with Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands, tells how parallel computing opens up new worlds. Researchers can now attack problems in a fraction ...
Timothy Long, one of three Virginia Outstanding Scientists for 2015, tells how materials of the future can be created to serve multiple functions. Printed on a 3D printer, walls of a "smart building" might be able to perform ...
Males aren't relevant—at least when it comes to disease transmission by mosquitoes.