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Stories with subject: Scientific research
  • Officials celebrate opening of Virginia Tech dairy facility 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 9:53 am

    WHITETHORNE, Virginia - The cows haven't moved into the new Kentland Farm dairy science production facility yet, but plenty of people showed up on July 17 to see the new home of Virginia Tech's milking herd.

  • Purdue scientist gets $1.5 million grant for study habits 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:04 am

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University cognitive scientist has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to develop a new computer tool to help fourth- and fifth-graders improve study habits.

  • Utilities agree to split profits from science facility power 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 12:47 pm

    EAST LANSING, Michigan - Two utilities have reached a tentative agreement to split profits from the sale of electricity to a new $730 million nuclear science facility at Michigan State University.

  • Scientists at Brown University studying fungus killing bats story has photos
    Updated: Jul-12-15 9:44 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Researchers in Rhode Island may be one step closer to figuring out how a mysterious disease known as white-nose syndrome is killing off bats across North America.

  • Big House vote to speed drug approvals, boost research story has photos
    Updated: Jul-10-15 3:43 pm

    WASHINGTON - For the second time this year, the House used overwhelming bipartisan unity Friday to approve health legislation, this time voting to bolster biomedical research and streamline how the government approves drugs and medical devices.

  • Ex-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 5:08 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced Wednesday to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making false statements in research reports.

  • 3 UC researchers win national young scientist award 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 6:15 am

    SAN FRANCISCO - Three University of California researchers are the winners of a national young scientist award that carry a cash prize of $250,000 each.

  • NSF-funded research at Mines to focus on ballistics, weather 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 11:26 am

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Undergraduate students from across the country are gathering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology this summer to study ballistics and other topics thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation.