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    Researchers Develop Flexible, Recyclable, Self-Healing Metals , video

    Drawing inspiration from the natural world's ability to heal, Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Michael Bartlett and his team of postdoctoral researchers, Ravi Tutika and A B M Tahidul Haque, have developed a unique new material that is electrically conductive, flexible, recyclable, and self-healing.

    Date: Jul 29, 2021
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    Researcher uses bat-inspired design to develop new approach to sound location , article

    Inspired by the workings of a bat’s ear, Rolf Mueller, a professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, has created bio-inspired technology that determines the location of a sound’s origin. Mueller’s development works from a simpler and more accurate model of sound location than previous approaches, which have traditionally been modeled after the human ear. His work marks the first new insight for determining sound location in 50 years.

    Date: Apr 15, 2021
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    Hahn Horticulture Garden Adds Robotic Lawnmower , video

    The Hahn Horticulture Garden will be demoing a robotic lawnmower that will allow Horticulture students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to gain first hand experience with the future of landscaping.

    Date: Jun 25, 2020
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    ACCelerate Festival 2019 , video

    Virginia Tech and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History held the ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival on April 5-7 in Washington, D.C. The festival, organized in part by Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT), featured projects from 15 ACC schools showcasing their research in science, engineering, arts, and design.

    Date: Apr 23, 2019
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    Third Coast Percussion teaches area students the science of sound , video

    The arts, science, and technology inform each other in many meaningful ways. The Moss Arts Center offers opportunities for area students to experience the unique relationships between these disciplines through special engagement events with its visiting artists. Watch music ensemble Third Coast Percussion present their WAVES (wonder, arts, vibration, engineering, science) workshop to area students in third through sixth grades at the center. The interactive presentation introduced students to the science of sound--presenting art and music alongside science and technology.

    Date: Feb 08, 2019
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    From Virginia Currents: VTTI Smart Road , video

    'Virginia Currents,' a show that appears on Community Idea Stations in the Richmond, Virginia area, goes on a road trip that’s 2.2 miles long. See how the Smart Road at Virginia Tech uses high-tech weather-making and testing equipment to help the Virginia Department of Transportation and others improve transportation.

    Date: Jan 29, 2019
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    Igniting a housing revolution , video

    After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS Dubai team built what's now known as the world’s best solar home. But to get there, the team had to beat the odds. Learn more about FutureHAUS: https://www.futurehaus.tech http://bit.ly/FutureHAUSDubai

    Date: Jan 15, 2019
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    Hillside Farm, Laura Flory '08 , video

    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Laura Flory '08 at her dairy operation, Hillside Farm, in Pulaski County, Virginia. Learn more at https://www.magazine.cals.vt.edu/women-in-farming.html - Created by Tim Skiles, 2018

    Date: Dec 16, 2018
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    Welcome to the University Libraries at Virginia Tech , video

    The Libraries offer everything from technology-rich spaces, exhibits, and collections, to services for managing research data and scholarship, publishing scholarly works, and consulting on a wide array of learning, research, and creative activities.

    Date: Dec 03, 2018
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    Reimagining Edgar Allan Poe through the use of new technology , video

    "Poe’s Shadows" used the 360-degree cyclorama and spatial audio capabilities of the Cube in the Moss Arts Center to create an immersive theatrical experience.

    Date: Nov 06, 2018
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    What is Virginia Tech's Fog Harp? , video

    The fog harp received international attention when Virginia Tech professors Jonathan Boreyko and collaborator Brook Kennedy first debuted it. But what exactly is it and how does it work?

    Date: Nov 01, 2018