Certain species of mosquitoes are genetically better at transmitting malaria than even some of their close cousins, according to a multi-institutional team of researchers including Virginia Tech scientists.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-9) lost to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, 49-27.
Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (4-2, 1-1 ACC) travel to Pitt (3-3, 1-1 ACC) for a game on Thursday night.
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed an important new diagnostic approach to determining the cause of diarrhea in the developing world, revealing a problem even more complex than previously appreciated.
The name of the group responsible for the kidnappings of dozens of girls from schools in Kenya, Boko Haram, translates loosely to “Western education is a sin.”
Geneticists have taken a major step forward in the battle against osteoporosis by identifying two genes that play critical roles in regulating bone mineral density.
Many reports from various parts of the Commonwealth indicate that the acorn crop this fall is very light, according to officials at the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF).
The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team extended its win streak to 15 games with a 5-0 victory over NC State Thursday at the Dail Soccer Field.
The State Board of Elections voted in a special meeting on Wednesday to request that Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli look into allegations of voter-registration dumping in Rockingham County.
The State Board of Elections is cooperating with the ongoing investigation of an alleged voter fraud case in Rockingham County, according to a statement from the secretary of the State Board of Elections, Donald Palmer, released on Tuesday.