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hild Safety or Parental Duty: New Study Maps out Core Concepts in the Vaccination Debate

Thanks to Nancy Hokkanen for sharing this study that looks at both sides of the vaccine debate - from Virginia Tech. http://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/06/bi-vaccinesentiment.html Their latest research, published in the journal Vaccine, attempts to break down the ideas that are most closely...

Child safety or parental duty: New study maps out core concepts in the vaccination debate

(Virginia Tech) 'A single phrase can conjure up completely different images in our minds, depending on how that concept is organized in our mental models,' said Samarth Swarup, a research assistant professor at Virginia Tech.

Cyber boost: New operating system will improve Navy computing power

With support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Dr. Binoy Ravindran, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech, has designed a system that could revolutionize how military and commercial computing systems perform.

Research finds common household chemicals lead to birth defects in mice

(Virginia Tech) A new study at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has found a connection between common household chemicals and birth defec...

Virginia Tech Brings In National Team Members To Round Out 2017 Roster

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam Virginia Tech head swimming and diving coach Ned Skinner has announced the addition of 16 new H2Okies that will join... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Virginia Tech Brings In National Team Members To Round Out 2017 Roster

‘I never thought that this moment would come’: Michael Vick retires as a Falcon

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

The Atlanta Falcons honored Michael Vick and Roddy White in a retirement ceremony for both former players on Monday. Vick spent six seasons with the Falcons after being drafted No. 1 overall out of Virginia Tech in 2001 before missing the entire 2007 and 2008 seasons while spending 21 months in prison on federal dogfighting charges. Vick […]

VT Keeps Rolling: Polish Sprinter Natalia Fryckowska Commits for 2018

By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Natalia Fryckowska of Poland has put her name into a quickly-growing class of 2022 for the Virginia Tech women. She was... Read the full story on SwimSwam: VT Keeps Rolling: Polish Sprinter Natalia Fryckowska Commits for 2018

Virginia Tech Helmet Lab Announces First Four-Star Rating for New Hockey Helmet

A newly released hockey helmet has earned four out of five stars from the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings, scoring higher than any other helmet since the first hockey ratings were released two years ago.

Study Provides Guidelines on How to Prioritize Vaccination During Flu Season

After high-risk individuals, immunizing children and the elderly will have the greatest overall benefit when there are limited vaccine resources, Virginia Tech researchers found.

Swedish Nat’l Jr Teamer Samuel Törnqvist Opts to Swim for Virginia Tech

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Samuel Törnqvist of Sollentuna, Sweden, has committed to swim for Virginia Tech beginning in the fall of 2017. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Swedish Nat’l Jr Teamer Samuel Törnqvist Opts to Swim for Virginia Tech

Here is why killing coyotes doesn’t make livestock safer

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Why killing coyotes doesn’t make livestock safer By Megan M. Draheim, Lecturer in Conservation Biology and Human Dimensions of Wildlife, Virginia Tech. Coyote at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado. USFWS/Flickr, CC BY Few Americans probably know that their tax dollars...

WVU's Dana Holgorsen 'intends to keep' rivalry trophy that's been kept by Virginia Tech since 2005

The two schools will play for the Black Diamond Trophy in September. The 2017 opening weekend of college football is just a few months away, and one of the big matchups on Labor Day weekend includes West Virginia-Virginia Tech, which will be played on Sunday, Sept. Show More Summary

Kentucky to host Virginia Tech in 1st meeting since 1996

Kentucky will host Virginia Tech next season in the first meeting between the schools since the 1996 NCAA second round        

Regenerative medicine researcher's startup companies give hope to patients

(Virginia Tech) Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist takes commercial route to develop new treatments for wound healing and cancer.

Why motorcyclists crash

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation recently funded a Virginia Tech study on why motorcyclists crash. Hundreds of cameras were placed on bikes, recording a wide variety of riders every move. We drop our bikes more than we'd like to admit. The...Show More Summary

Researchers discover hottest lavas that erupted in past 2.5 billion years

An international team of researchers led by geoscientists with the Virginia Tech College of Science recently discovered that deep portions of Earth's mantle might be as hot as it was more than 2.5 billion years ago.

Alex Slayton Gives Early Verbal Commitment to In-State Virginia Tech

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam York High School junior Alex Slayton has made a verbal commitment to swim for Virginia Tech. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Alex Slayton Gives Early Verbal Commitment to In-State Virginia Tech

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