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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
Inventors of the year
The U.Va. Patent Foundation named professors Kevin R. Lynch and Timothy L. Macdonald the 2010 Edlich-Henderson Inventors of the Year. Their work happens at the
What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.
The exhibit includes a rare Johns monoprint from 1954 and many other lithographs, lead reliefs, screen prints and embossings.
Poetry, scholarship, a young adult novel and a southwestern cookbook.
U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.
The University's wrestling team has had a number of firsts and bests since Steve Garland took over as head coach six years ago.
A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.
We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for U.Va.
Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).