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April 12, 2019

Former president of MIT to discuss ‘next technology revolution’ at community lecture in Roanoke

Traditionally, biologists studied living organisms while engineers studied machinery, technology, and structures. Today, more than ever before, these fields blend together. To Susan Hockfield, a ...

April 4, 2019

Hundreds of STEM high school students to compete at Virginia Science and Engineering Fair in Roanoke Saturday

High school students from throughout the state will be displaying their ingenuity Saturday and the Virginia Science and Engineering Fair in Roanoke. The fair is ...

March 26, 2019

Fralin Biomedical researchers to lead nation’s first clinical trial for rehabilitating infant stroke patients

Strokes are devastating events often associated with people over 65. But large numbers of infants have strokes, too. Now, in the nation’s first multicenter pediatric ...

March 25, 2019

National public health official to stress disaster preparedness for research communities at Maury Strauss public lecture in Roanoke

Hurricanes, floods, forest fires, cyberattacks — countless disaster scenarios can disrupt business operations and threaten an organization’s financial stability. Biomedical research communities are not immune ...

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The Age of Living Machines: How the Convergence of Biology and Engineering Will Build the ... @ 5:30 p.m.

Speaker: Susan Hockfield, Ph.D.

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