Gill, a geoscientist within the College of Science, will seek the answer or answers to what caused the Triassic mass-extinction event — one of the largest extinction events in the history of our planet — 200 million years ago.
A new study led by Carla Finkielstein, an associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, and Diego Golombek, a professor at the National University of Quilmes, reveals that chronic jet lag impedes the body’s immune system and also changes the tumor microenvironment, favoring tumor growth.
A proof-of-concept created by a collaboration between Virginia Tech and MOVA Technologies has resulted in a ground-breaking filter that can capture gasses while allowing them to be recycled and reused.
A recent study from the Virginia Tech Department of Biological Sciences shows that the negative effects from climate change on clear water lakes can be mitigated by limiting nutrient pollution from land development in clear-water lakes.
A member of the Department of Psychology since 1975, Clum’s scholarship specialized in clinical science research and his research in the areas of anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide were internationally recognized.
In first-of-their-kind observations in the human brain, an international team of researchers has revealed two well-known neurochemicals — dopamine and serotonin — are at work at sub-second speeds to shape how people perceive the world and take action based on their perception.
If left unchecked, this weariness can become overwhelming and grow into apathy toward those same public health guidelines that have thus far helped mitigate many widespread outbreaks. Some basic coping skills can help individuals lift their spirits and prevent lowering their guard.
The Virginia Tech Autism Clinic & Center for Autism Research and their Mobile Autism Clinic will receive national recognition as an “exemplary program” by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
Six members of the Air Force ROTC unit were able to participate in a space-traffic exercise when Col. Eric Dorminey became a Sprint Advanced Concept Training operations center site lead with the U.S. Space Command.
Ibarra, a junior in Air Force ROTC, returned to campus two weeks before the start of classes as part of the upper-class training cadre for new cadets, where he stood out for his ability to teach and motivate the first-year cadets.
Virginia Tech launched this new interdisciplinary doctoral program in 2018. The first, second, and third cohort are made up of impressive students from diverse backgrounds with extensive research experience, and the program is now recruiting for its fourth cohort.
From providing new testing procedures to discussing economic repercussions to moving classes and labs from in-person to online to helping track data of COVID-19's spread, Virginia Tech scientists — faculty, staff, students, and alumni — took action. Here are some of their stories.
When the novel coronavirus hit the United States in January, Virginia Tech faculty recognized the nation was on the brink of a COVID-19 pandemic that would affect the university and the entire Commonwealth of Virginia. Hear the inside story about what happened during a virtual HokieTalk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.