People prefer to be honest, even if lying is beneficial, say Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists. Using economic games to study how the brain makes choices, they've come closer to pinpointing a region of the brain critical to honest and dishonest behavior.
Get an up-close and personal look into the secret lives of insects and their relatives as the fourth annual Hokie BugFest rolls to be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.
The public is invited to join the Corps of Cadets on Friday, Oct. 3 as they kick off Family Weekend with a formal retreat ceremony.
Graduate student Amanda Sain's main project with researcher Andrea Dietrich has focused primarily on a specific aspect of human health -- what is the impact of exposure to manganese in water and air.
In this position, John Borwick will manage the libraries' information technology services team to build effective and efficient information technology services to support University Libraries employees and patrons.
Jon Felt's scholarship focuses on ancient and early medieval Chinese history, world history, and spatial history. He was recently published in the Early Medieval China Journal. He will teach world history to the year 1500 and will work with colleagues to standardize a two-semester world history sequence.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1982, Allen Harper conducted research on swine nutrition, breeder swine performance, and carcass disposal.
The many personal and collaborative achievements listed illustrate commitment to scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community, placing Virginia Tech among the top research universities in the world.
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David Carroll, advanced instructor in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, studies surface-atmosphere interactions that influence thunderstorm development and severe weather threats.
Glen Acord, instrumentation and electrical supervisor for Facilities Services, is credited with the implementation of two systems expected to save the university $340,000 annually.