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U.Va. Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection

‘Professor Lou’ Explains Science Behind the Puck on Washington Capitals TV

If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.

R&D: The Brain

U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

U.Va. brain ‘mosaic’ named a top discovery of 2013

Groundbreaking brain research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is part of a prestigious top 10 list from the National Institute of Mental Health.

The research

The Monticello Mash

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

A Head for the Game

Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.

R&D Briefs

Research and discovery briefs on summer reading and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists.

The Science of Reincarnation

U.Va. scientist explores children's memories of past lives

U.Va. study measures effects of head trauma in sports

U.Va. class building satellite for NASA flight

U.Va. researchers part of ‘God particle’ work that won Nobel Prize

Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says U.Va. astronomy professor Ed Murphy.

New & Notable

New & Notable

Five new books from U.Va. alumni.

Crowdsourcing Historical Collections

Crowdsourcing Historical Collections

Citizen scientists help the U.Va. library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.

Solar Solutions Take the Prize

Solar Solutions Take the Prize

U.Va. engineering team wins international competition with solar-powered wheelchair.

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