Few agribusinesses or governments regulate the types of plants that farmers use in their pastures to feed their livestock, according to an international team of researchers that includes one plant scientist from Virginia Tech. The problem is most of these so-called pasture plants are invasive weeds.
Mike Zhang, a professor of biological systems engineering, is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century.
The College Diversity Council created the Diversity Incentive Fund in order to provide support for new, innovative, and creative approaches to raising awareness, engaging learners, and changing behaviors about inclusion within the academic community as well as the broader communities the college serves.
The Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise’s Janet Rankin’s research includes determining predictors and barriers of active transportation.
Temple Grandin, a world-renowned autism activist, best-selling author, and authority on animal welfare and behavior, visited Virginia Tech on Thursday, Dec. 4 to give a series of free talks to both the university community and the public.
Innovations highlights the latest news about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and research and academics in the college. It also profiles alumni who champion the mission of Virginia Tech long after graduation.