Electric fish and robots may hold the key to achieving “autonomous lifelong machine learning,” based on research conducted at West Virginia University with the aid of a $2 million National Science Foundation grant.
Led by Elizabeth Rowen, a team of faculty members from the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will study the use of manure as an organic fertilizer with a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A team at West Virginia University is studying resiliency in flood-devastated communities with support from the National Science Foundation by delving into lessons learned from one of the deadliest West Virginia floods in recent memory.
A new animal study from Katherine Lee — a researcher with the West Virginia University School of Medicine — investigates why individuals with obesity may have a particularly difficult time fending off SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Specifically, female obese mice experienced worse disease symptoms, showing the importance of both obesity and biological sex in COVID-19 outcomes.
Mistrust between the police and the communities they serve has exacerbated crime, according to two West Virginia University sociologists who hope to reimagine and reshape policing techniques in American communities.
West Virginia University President Gordon Gee delivered his annual State of the University Address to students, faculty and staff gathered virtually and in person at the College of Law Monday (Oct. 3).
Perseverance, innovation and life-changing research underpinned by unwavering dedication to service and a focused determination to change the trajectory of West Virginia for the better were the themes President Gordon Gee addressed Thursday evening (Sept. 29) during a special event in Washington which brought together members of the state’s congressional delegation, alumni and friends of the University.
Alarmed about rising levels of nitrogen and phosphorus in America’s water, the Environmental Protection Agency has invested $1 million in West Virginia University assistant professor Kevin Orner’s wastewater treatment research.