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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
New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."
If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.
The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.
Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.
Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.
Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.