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Biofuel breakthrough turns virtually any plant into hydrogen

Researchers at Virginia Tech announced Thursday that their latest breakthrough in hydrogen extraction technology could lead to widespread adoption of the substance as a fuel due to its ease of availability in virtually all plant matter, a reservoir previously impossible to tap. The new process, described by a study in…

Virginia Tech massacre survivors, family press U.S. lawmakers on gun laws

WASHINGTON — Survivors and relatives of victims of US shootings marked the fifth anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre Monday by calling on Congress to “put an end to this madness” of gun violence. The anniversary of the worst school shooting in US history, in which 32 students and faculty…

Jury finds VA Tech negligent in shooting deaths

A jury in Christiansberg, Virginia has ruled that officials at Virginia Tech were negligent on April 16, 2007, the day of the infamous shooting rampage that left 32 people dead and 25 injured, according to a report from ABC affiliate station WJLA. The jury of seven was given the case…

Gunman kills two at Virginia Tech

WASHINGTON — Virginia Tech, the scene in 2007 of the deadliest school shooting in US history, was again struck by violence Thursday when a gunman opened fire, killing a campus police officer and a second person. The university said on its website (www.vt.edu) that the shooter — described as a…

WATCH LIVE: Reports of shots fired at Virginia Tech

WAVY reports that the Virginia Tech campus was locked down after reports of shots being fired. Watch this live video from WDBJ, broadcast Nov. 25, 2011.  …

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