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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
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
From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.
Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.
From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.
When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.
A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.
John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.
The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.
Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.