Patrick Huber, a professor in the Virginia Tech Department of Physics, has co-authored an article that describes the potential uses and limitations of antineutrino detectors for nuclear security applications related to reactor, spent fuel, and explosion monitoring.
Using the unique capabilities of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers led by Virginia Tech’s Nahum Arav has discovered the most energetic outflows ever witnessed in the universe. “These outflows are crucial for the understanding of galaxies' formation,” Arav said.
In a new study led by Joseph Hoyt, researchers have found that the pathogen levels in the environment play a major role in whether bat populations are stable or experience severe declines from white-nose syndrome.
Virginia Tech economists Shaowen Luo and Kwok Ping ‘Byron’ Tsang have completed a study showing the cost of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, on the GDP (gross domestic product) on the Chinese and worldwide economies.
Faculty, graduate students, and visiting researchers gathered for the 2020 Translational Plant Sciences Symposium at Virginia Tech on Feb. 28 to discuss how their research is protecting plant health in the four areas of sustainability, environment, development, and monitoring and early warning systems.
Director of the National institute of Mental Health, Josh Gordon (right), and Virginia Tech’s VTC Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor, Read Montague, will join eminent headliners Carol Mason and Jan Hoeijmakers in Roanoke, Virginia, May 20–22.
In his new role, Hulver will shape the vision and programs of the Fralin Life Sciences Institute by leveraging existing strengths and developing a strategic plan to enhance resources for Virginia Tech’s life sciences community.
Through the University Libraries' DataBridge program, undergraduate students like Spicer learn the skills and knowledge they need to help faculty and students with their research data. It also prepares them for graduate school or successful careers in data professions.
This year’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Brain School speaker lineup features interactive presentations about what influences early brain development and how these factors relate to infant health.
Professor Shuhai Xiao said the fossils are the oldest green seaweeds ever found. They were imprinted in rock taken from an area of dry land — formerly ocean — near the city of Dalian in the Liaoning Province of northern China.
Media expert advisory: Virginia Tech economist Sudipta Sarangi has found that government corruption is less prevalent in countries where there is a greater number of women in political leadership roles, both at national and local levels.