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    Followup: VIR's legendary fallen Oak Tree to be cloned by Virginia Tech

    It was with heavy hearts that we reported on the natural felling of the Virginia International Raceway's Oak Tree in July. The 200-plus-year-old monument actually influenced the design of the track, leading to a tricky, double-apex, right-hander called Oak Tree Turn. Now, Road & Track is ...

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    Prototype cart with feedback controls lets the blind drive [w/video]

    Virginia Tech takes on the Blind Driver Challenge – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Researchers at Virginia Tech are teaming with the National Federation of the Blind to build two Ford Escape test vehicles designed specifically for visually-impaired drivers. After building a small ...


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