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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
Researchers have discovered that adipose stem cells—adult stem cells found in fatty tissue—can be used to treat chronic wounds, severe burns and diseases characterized by poor circulation.<
Just as Aristotle’s observations centuries ago led him to recommend moderation in all things, a team of scientists who studied a species of American songbird concluded that Mother
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
Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget.
“Given the current state of the newspaper business, I share the concerns of many about the future of the free press—and especially about the potential impact that this
See how it works: A newly-discovered chemical compound that emits light.
Want to strengthen your marriage? You might need to focus not only on your relationship, but also your finances. After all, money problems are the leading indicator of impending
Phoning It In
An application that allows smart phone users to send CT scan images remotely has proved useful in helping radiologists make preliminary diagnoses in medical cases.
U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.
Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.
Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.
Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.
U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.
Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.
Ben McKenzie (Col '01) stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in FOX's new television series Gotham.
Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.
Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.