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Jun 09

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH>>
Guohua Cao’s invention enables, for the first time ever, 3D X-ray imaging of a free-moving animal subject without the need for anesthetization.
[VTIP contact: lchen@vtip.org]

May 11

  VIRGINIA TECH’S HOCKEY HELMET RATINGS>>
The latest hockey helmet to be released, the Bauer RE-AKT 75, is the best performing helmet on the consumer market according to the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings system developed by Virginia Tech researchers. The Bauer helmet is rated the highest of 38 hockey helmet models that have been tested to date, earning 3 stars.
[VTIP contact: lchen@vtip.org]

May 06

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH>>
When NASA needed to find a way to return rock samples from Mars, they turned to Virginia Tech’s CRASH lab. And while the solution may be rocket science, it has potential applications here on Earth just as well.
[VTIP Contact: mmiller@vtip.org]

May 05

  VIRGINIA TECH'S X.J. MENG ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES>>
“Dr. Meng’s extraordinary research on emerging and re-emerging animal viruses is bringing national and international acclaim to Virginia Tech,” said Virginia Tech President Tim Sands. “His groundbreaking research led to the discovery of new viruses and the invention of a commercially licensed vaccine that is now in use around the world. His work is revolutionizing the way scientists and physicians think about human and animal viruses. We are lucky to have such an accomplished researcher and scholar at Virginia Tech.”
[VTIP Contact: rwhitehead@vtip.org]

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