Circadian Rhythm

Thirty years after scientists began mapping human genome, we’re all familiar with the idea that our genes account for many of our physical characteristics.

Now, scientists at Virginia Tech have identified a new kind of gene, that plays a powerful role in when we sleep and when we don’t.

Virginia Tech

A new discovery finds that timing is everything when it comes to preventing and treating cancer. Scientists at Virginia Tech are the first to confirm the important role our bodies' internal clocks play in whether we are more prone to develop the disease.