A Virginia Tech research team has discovered that native animals are diminishing as invasive plants gain a foothold in their habitats. Their study, which took place over a two-year period, is published in the journal Global Change Biology.
Colorectal cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the world, with rates about 30 percent higher in developed countries. It’s expected to cause 51,020 deaths in the United States during 2019.
Rutherford has served as associate department head of academic programs in the Texas A&M University Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications for the past three years and as associate department head of undergraduate programs since 2011.
In a new $6 million collaboration between Google and National 4-H, 4-H teens like Terrance Hairston and Cameron Robertson are learning through a “teens as teachers” model to train local kids in computer science skills, and to pass the tools to teach CS on to more 4-H’ers in communities throughout their state.
A new article published by Virginia Tech researchers and graduate students has revealed that soybean root nodules harbor high abundances of atypical non-nitrogen fixing bacteria, a discovery that has the potential to improve the crop resilience and yield of the crop.
Virginia Tech scientists with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have revealed how different levels of a mitochondrial genetic mutation could cause a rare form of adult-onset diabetes in some people and a childhood-onset progressive neurodegenerative disorder in others.
Clément Vinauger has discovered new neurobiology associated with mosquito vision and sense of smell that explains how Aedes aegypti mosquitoes track their victims. These findings were recently published in the journal Current Biology.
Rudd, professor and head of the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, has gained national and international recognition in rural leadership development and viable rural communities.
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) portal is a new tool available to researchers and students at Virginia Tech who are interested in conducting research that will improve health outcomes across the commonwealth.
During her two decades at Virginia Tech, Miller has focused on tackling new and difficult problems facing urban pest management. Her research has centered on a wide variety of urban pests, including German cockroaches, subterranean termites, fire ants, and bed bugs.