Tracking fluid flow in tumors, tissues drives new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC scientist
As an undergraduate studying chemical engineering at Tulane University in New Orleans, near the heart of oil country, Jennifer Munson modeled how fluids move through pipes.
Linsey C. Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, will give the 10th annual Delta Dental Oral Health Endowed Lecture virtually on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The surge for online shopping brings heightened cybersecurity risks for consumers this holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virginia Tech expert Aaron Brantly shares some safety tips for preventing online scams.
The GIANT Company is hosting a food drive to further stock the shelves of community hunger relief organizations.
Virginia gas prices have risen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.07/gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations.
Cheatgrass is an annual grass native to Europe and eastern Asia that European settlers brought to North America in the late 1800s as forage for grazing their livestock.
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is young when compared with Virginia Tech’s nearly 150-year legacy.
Besides fresh Christmas trees, few florae exemplify the holiday spirit like poinsettias—and local growers are ready for the season.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, with the support of Kroger, can double the impact of donors who make an online gift at brafb.org, allowing supporters to make their GivingTuesday a Giving FoodDay.
If ever there were a year filled with an abundance of bad news and a shortage of good news, 2020 would take the prize.
Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for just over $6 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.
It’s amazing how dominant Instagram has become in the world of social media. Eco-advocates would be remiss to not make use of it to raise awareness and spur action on behalf of the planet.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, there is no time like the present to review your insurance coverage.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is encouraging veterans to take the first step to stop smoking as part of the annual Great American Smokeout to improve their physical and mental health by combining cessation counseling with other VA clinical resources and support.
A “Secret Santa” around the office, friends, and family can be fun. A gift exchange among online friends you haven’t met, well, that’s a little different and carries a heftier consequence.
Miss Virginia Dot Kelly will promote healthy choices and substance use prevention to students in Virginia elementary schools as part of a Virginia ABC education and prevention program.
There are some things that don’t change. Even as the nation grapples with the twin distractions of political theater and a viral pandemic, there are still deadlier forces at play.
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A federal jury convicted a Chesapeake doctor on 52 counts related to his scheme to bill private and governmental insurers millions of dollars for irreversible hysterectomies and other surgeries and procedures that were not medically necessary for his patients.
Following a 40-year career in development economics, Virginia Tech Professor George Norton celebrates the world’s progress in reducing poverty, but acknowledges the need to abate a corresponding trend of growing economic inequality.
Picture a residential neighborhood, the houses built on acres of former farmland. Nearby, a few grassy areas are left to grow wild, allowing birds and small mammals places to shelter.
Dominion Energy has declared its support for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, which provides guidance to organizations on providing information to investors, lenders, insurers, and others on the business risks and opportunities presented by climate change.
Virginia is directing a total of $120 million for residential and non-residential utility customers impacted by the ongoing public health crisis.
Rain-saturated soil may have interrupted the plantings of winter small grains in Virginia, but farmers report crop conditions so far are good.
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will offer a two-part nutrient management training school in December.