Topic: Research

Who Are We Becoming?

Who Are We Becoming?

Demographers interpret America’s changing population

Demographers at the Center for Public Service study America's changing population.

April 18, 2011

We Are Stardust

We Are Stardust

Edward M. Murphy explains the ever-expanding field of astronomy

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.

Spring 2011

Smoke Alarm

Smoke Alarm

Nicotine use during pregnancy linked to psychiatric disorders in offspring

Spring 2011

Bird Food Redux

Bird Food Redux

Feathers and diet give insights into environmental health

Winter 2010

Gym Rats

Gym Rats

Exercise shows value for addicted rodents and busy people

Winter 2010

Top Innovator

Top Innovator

Computer scientist honored for technology tool

Winter 2010

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

UVA professor tackles the complexities of transporting trash

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

Winter 2010

The Trouble with Civilization

The Trouble with Civilization

Ancient cities reveal the vulnerabilities of modern societies

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

Fall 2010

Between extremes

Between extremes

Study of songbirds shows costs and benefits of testosterone levels

Fall 2010

Memory

Memory

Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget

Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget.

Summer 2010

Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Chemists discover light-emitting compound

See how it works: A newly-discovered chemical compound that emits light.

Summer 2010

What, Me Worry?

What, Me Worry?

Older adults show less anxiety in social situations

Spring 2010

Rekindling Desire

Rekindling Desire

Drug restores sex drive in women

A new drug shows promise for women who lack sexual desire.

Spring 2010

Supersized Ring

Supersized Ring

Astronomers recently found the largest planetary ring in the solar system swirling around Saturn.

Winter 2009

Feeling Wobbly?

Feeling Wobbly?

Weak ankles benefit from training

Like a chain, the body is only as strong as its weakest link.

Winter 2009

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Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.