Topic: Science

Subtopics:   Astronomy and Cosmology Biology Engineering Environment Geology Neuroscience Physics Psychology Sociology
What’s Up, Doc?

What’s Up, Doc?

The human body is a complex machine of about 10 trillion interconnected cells. Researchers at the UVA Health System are working with new technology to keep everything from our brains to our blood sugar in good shape.

Spring 2012

Picking Up the (Subatomic) Pieces

Picking Up the (Subatomic) Pieces

Physicists seek basis of mass

UVA physics professor Brad Cox and a team of international scientists may be closing in on what many believe to be the origin of mass: a subatomic particle called...

Spring 2012

Scientific Six Pack

Scientific Six Pack

New discoveries at UVA including living antibiotics, the financial implications of motherhood and the unexpected benefits of “celebrity” sports equipment

Improve your putting, earn more money, increase your odds of survival and other topics UVA researchers are exploring.

January 13, 2012

Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

One of the energizing aspects of daily life at UVA is the constant exposure to astonishing research, scholarship and other creative activities. Our faculty members are working at the...

Winter 2011

Drawing From Nature

Drawing From Nature

Mountain Lake Biological Station inspires art

Students carried five-gallon buckets that held their art supplies through the hardwood forest of the Appalachian Mountains. When they found something to draw, they turned the buckets over and...

Winter 2011

175 Years of Engineering

175 Years of Engineering

The Mother of Invention

Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Engineering School has established a legacy of research that’s helped change the world for the better. The school...

Winter 2011

Costly Cartoons?

Costly Cartoons?

Fast-paced shows hurt kids’ executive function, study shows

The cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants rules the roost as the most popular television show for children between the ages of 2 and 12. But the program’s undersea mayhem may come...

Winter 2011

Verbatim

Verbatim

“At first, I thought it was a train—then I realized there was no train that would make that much noise.”

Winter 2011

Built to Last

Built to Last

The Engineering School celebrates 175th anniversary

Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for roads and locks for canals, and the UVA Board of Visitors created a school...

Winter 2011

The Game Plan

The Game Plan

Goals include greater efficiency, growth

President Teresa Sullivan recently outlined a number of goals for the University, one of which will be “to get money aligned with the mission.”

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Winter 2011

Following the Flow

Following the Flow

UVA scientists and educators assess and improve water quality

Suzanne Maben, gray-green waders hugging her legs, forges into the middle of Paine Run and, like a nurse monitoring a patient, records the vital signs of...

Winter 2011

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Highlights

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.