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Demographers at the Center for Public Service study America's changing population.
Astronomy professor Edward M. Murphy (Grad '93, '96) knows how the universe began. He also has a pretty good idea of how it will end.
The discovery of a supermassive black hole in a tiny galaxy has challenged some assumptions held by astronomers. Scientists have long thought black holes and galaxies formed
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
For one U.Va. researcher, clues about the health of the environment lie in examining the feathers and vomit of birds.
Charles Clarkson (Grad ’14), a doctoral candidate
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
Smile, Milky Way
The universe can be viewed in a little sharper focus by one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, located in Arizona and partially owned by
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
As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?
Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?
More than a nuisance Kudzu, an invasive vine notorious for its all-consuming growth rate, poses a health threat because it can contribute to increases in surface ozone, according to
Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.
Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”
Although the Cavaliers fell just short of a championship, Virginia women’s soccer enjoyed its first appearance in the NCAA title game.
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?
Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.
Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.
The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.