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Virginia Tech scientists discover early dinosaur cousin had a surprising croc-like look https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041317-fralin-teleocrater.html Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:05:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041317-fralin-teleocrater.html ResearchCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteTop StoryGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech researchers fill critical gap in fossil record of Chinese phytosaurs https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041117-fralin-phytosaur.html Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041117-fralin-phytosaur.html ResearchCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Kevin Edgar and doctoral student receive American Chemical Society awards https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cnre-acsawards.html Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cnre-acsawards.html Graduate EducationCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and StaffAwardsInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science 'Between Earth and Sky: Climate Change on the Last Frontier' will be screened April 12 at the Lyric https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/040317-fralin-earthandsky.html Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/040317-fralin-earthandsky.html Fralin Life Science InstituteVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterBlacksburg, Va. 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Virginia Tech researchers iron out unusual flavors in milk https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/061516-ironinwater.html Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/061516-ironinwater.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. Scientists pinpoint genetics behind extreme resistance https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/fralin-garter.html Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/fralin-garter.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va. 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Graduate student receives first award named in honor of Dean Karen DePauw https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050616-fralin-depauwaward.html Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050616-fralin-depauwaward.html Graduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech students to travel the Amazon https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051716-fralin-amazon.html Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051716-fralin-amazon.html Student LifeCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteUndergraduate ResearchUndergraduate EducationGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Endangered woodpecker expands home with fungus, Virginia Tech researchers say https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050316-fralin-woodpeckers.html Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050316-fralin-woodpeckers.html ResearchCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Tuberculosis infection in mongoose driven by social communication behavior https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-mongoosetb.html Tue, 10 May 2016 10:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-mongoosetb.html ResearchCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentFaculty and Staff Brain researchers invited to attend first VirginiaBrainRX symposium in Richmond https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/science-fralin-brainsymposium.html Mon, 09 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/science-fralin-brainsymposium.html ResearchEventsVirginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteCampus and CommunityNeuroscienceCollege of ScienceCenter for Drug DiscoveryFralin Life Science InstituteRichmond, Va. Congressman Morgan Griffith visits Virginia Tech’s aviary https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-griffithvisitsaviary.html Thu, 05 May 2016 15:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-griffithvisitsaviary.html Graduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech's X.J. Meng elected to the National Academy of Sciences https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/vetmed-mengnationalacademy.html Wed, 04 May 2016 15:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/vetmed-mengnationalacademy.html University Distinguished ProfessorResearchVirginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science Institute New mapping approach reveals benefits, shortcomings of flood-control strategies https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-floodingresearch.html Mon, 02 May 2016 10:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-floodingresearch.html Fralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Kathleen Alexander presents NSF funded human-wildlife interface projects on Capitol Hill https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/cnre-kathyalexandercapitolhill.html Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 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EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech plant ecologist receives grant to study invasive agricultural weed https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/040616-fralin-barneygrant.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/040616-fralin-barneygrant.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Eric Hallerman advises FDA on approving world’s first genetically modified animal https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/cnre-hallermangmosalmon.html Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/cnre-hallermangmosalmon.html Top NewsBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentEnvironmental Health and SafetyFralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentFaculty and Staff Virginia Tech to offer 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Virginia Tech researchers collaborate to bring health care into sync with our internal clocks https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/virginia-tech-researchers-collaborate-to-bring-health-care-into-.html Wed, 16 Mar 2016 10:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/virginia-tech-researchers-collaborate-to-bring-health-care-into-.html ResearchVirginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteRoanoke, Va.Biocomplexity Institute Scientists use 'insect perfumes' to lure stink bugs to expendable crops https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/fralin-stinkbugs.html Tue, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/fralin-stinkbugs.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science Institute Mountaintop mining, crop irrigation can increase salts in freshwater, damage biodiversity https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-freshwater.html Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-freshwater.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Students embark on service-oriented spring break trips to Flint, Michigan, and beyond https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-asb.html Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-asb.html Student LifeResearchCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteDivision of Student Affairs Virginia Tech researchers call for public water quality reports to directly address water safety https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030116-fralin-waterquality.html Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030116-fralin-waterquality.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and StaffObesity Fralin Life Science Institute ranks among 50 best graduate research institutes https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022516-fralin-gradranking.html Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022516-fralin-gradranking.html Student LifeResearchVector-borne Disease Graduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Scientists discover way to potentially track and stop human and agricultural viruses https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022416-cals-viralreplication.html Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022416-cals-viralreplication.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and Staff Invasive species expert briefs congressional staffers on the benefits and risks of biofuel crops https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-barneyhill.html Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-barneyhill.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and Staff Life science researchers suggest gene drive strategy to combat harmful virus spread https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021816-fralin-genedrivestrategy.html Thu, 18 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021816-fralin-genedrivestrategy.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchZika virusVector-borne Disease College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. 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