“Touching it has the potential to cause a painful reaction,” said Eric Day, the manager of Insect ID Lab in the Department of Entomology. “The hairs on the caterpillar are really venomous spines. It’s best to know what they look like and stay away.”
If Amendment 1 passes, a bipartisan commission will be established to draw new district lines next year for state legislative and congressional districts, in lieu of state legislators directly drawing these districts themselves.
For all the odd and outrageous developments in this presidential campaign season, the outcome will likely boil down to the basics of voter turnout, according to Virginia Tech political expert Brandy Faulkner.
Scientists affiliated with leading research institutions across the U.S. , including Virginia Tech, state in a letter published Monday in the journal Science that researchers across disciplines must converge to deliver clear public health guidance about how SARS-CoV-2 is spread in the air.
While cold weather spells might move the dates up a few days to a week, leaf watchers should expect to see peak displays anywhere around October 24-31, according to Virginia Tech tree physiology expert John Seiler.
For many people, holidays signal chances to have special time with family members and friends. But what can we do when we’re restricted by the pandemic from gathering together for Diwali, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanza?
President Trump’s handling of the Supreme Court nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg has changed the fundamental agenda and direction of the first presidential debate with Joe Biden says Virginia Tech’s Bob Denton, a noted authority on political communication.
Virginia Tech public health expert Lisa M. Lee will testify today before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight about the critical issue of how the nation collects, uses, and communicates the meaning of health data during the global COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Join inaugural Vice President and Executive Director Lance Collins to hear how the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus will collaborate with partners to transform the D.C. region into the nation’s next great tech hub.
As many K-12 students head back to school virtually this school year, Virginia Tech cyber expert Aaron Brantly says that parents and teachers should be aware of cybersecurity risks for remote learners.
In California and other areas, warm and dry conditions have been extended beyond the summer months and into autumn and early winter in some years. This essentially extends the ‘wildfire season’ and provides increased chances for ignitions and conditions that are conducive to rapid fire spread, according to Virginia Tech’s Adam Coates.