Flight of the Cicadas
Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.
July 17, 2013
Professor Rosalyn Berne discusses her new science fiction novel, "Waiting in the Silence."
Lean on Me
The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.
Researchers at UVA test out a handheld ultrasound device, a scalpel-free brain surgery method and a cancer-fighting protein.
What if an author donates a collection of work on a floppy disk? Or a hard drive that only runs Frogger and WordPerfect?
Rethinking the Way We Learn
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
The Quality of Souls
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
Make It Stick
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
The Search for Life on Other Planets
Astronomy professor Michael Strutskie talks about a pretty powerful telescope.
BPA, a chemical found in everything from soda bottles to store receipts, could affect genes that play a role in social behavior across generations.
Meet the Machines
Take a look at four cool machines that help UVA doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.
Can We Be Smarter About Our Feelings?
However you define emotional intelligence, researchers agree it can be a determining factor in building a fulfilling life.
Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.
The Marriage Crisis
UVA researchers explore the ways that marriage has changed and look toward the future of the institution.
The Evolution of Depression
A UVA psychiatrist believes that depression is a biological adaption and must have an upside.
Can you heat a home with computers? Do social safety net programs work? How long does it take high-fat foods to clog your arteries?
Cool Stuff for Summer
UVA faculty and alumni explore a few ways to get the best out of your summer.
Lady Gaga Recruits UVA Bullying Expert
Lady Gaga's lofty goal and a Foundation stacked with experts well-suited to help achieve it.
May 15, 2012
What Can the New Frog in Town Tell Us About Our Eyes?
A biology student explains a UVA professor's new experimental animal
May 15, 2012
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.
Over Seven Billion Served
Last October, the 7 billionth person on the planet was born. Professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition.
Scientific Six Pack
Improve your putting, earn more money, increase your odds of survival and other topics UVA researchers are exploring.
January 13, 2012