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Physical Science

John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Awards Faculty Prize to Louis A. Bloomfield

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Awards Faculty Prize to Louis A. Bloomfield

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Doctors and nurses from the Health System weigh in about exciting new developments and big misconceptions.

U.Va. among leaders in statewide science education effort

Bird Food Redux

Bird Food Redux

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

Taking the Pledge

Taking the Pledge

As part of national Campus Sustainability Day in October, University employees and students electronically “signed” an online pledge that reads, “I pledge to consider the social, economic and environmental

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?

U.Va. study says hand sanitizers not effective in preventing flu, colds

The Trouble with Civilization

The Trouble with Civilization

Civilizations rise and fall. Why do they disintegrate? Is it better to live a "civilized" life?

Good Counsel

Good Counsel

An Almost Forgotten Oil Spill

An Almost Forgotten Oil Spill

The healing power of fat

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.<

Between extremes

Between extremes

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

University reacts to Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s subpoena for climate change records

R&D Briefs

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Psst…

    Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.

  • Sports Briefs

    A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

  • Physical Science

    John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

  • Masterstroke

    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.

  • The Maestro

    From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.

  • Stem Cell Breakthrough

    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.