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Ever wonder how the food we eat gets to the supermarket?
Surviving two bouts of cancer means embracing -- and resisting -- change
Mapping a Pathogen
Researchers at U.Va. have determined the structure of the protein package, or capsid, that delivers the genetic material of HIV to human cells. “This paper
A quarter of Virginia households don’t have enough money to cover basic needs. A report from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
Smoking during pregnancy poses a host of risks to both mother and child. Less oxygen for the baby, more toxic chemicals in the bloodstream, potential lung damage—these and
Burger, fries and a soda—they’re the all-American fast-food combo. When packaged with enticing names—happy meals, value meals, old-fashioned combos—they present options that appeal to the
The School of Medicine overhauls its century-old educational approach
Doctors and nurses from the Health System weigh in about exciting new developments and big misconceptions.
The fight against flu has an arsenal of weapons—shots, pills, masks and more—but hand sanitizers have little punch in preventing the spread of the virus, researchers have
Researchers appear to be getting a workout assessing the value of exercise. One study, led by U.Va. psychiatry professor Wendy Lynch, used laboratory rats to examine the relationship
The Empire State Building, the iconic skyscraper featured in movies from King Kong to Sleepless in Seattle, is going green.
Bringing Bone Back to Life
Bone transplants often fail, but a new technique invented by Edward Botchwey, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and orthopaedic surgery, might make them more
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.
Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.
University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.
Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.
Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.