A study by University psychologists suggests that fear of certain animals may be innate in humans.
When more than a billion people lack clean drinking water, the efforts of two UVA students might seem like a drop in the bucket.
Galloway’s work earned him the 2008 Tyler Environmental Prize, which is administered by the University of Southern California and is considered the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in the fields of environmental science, energy and environmental health.
Through isotopic hair analysis, environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko can tell what his students ate for breakfast and what Oetzi the iceman enjoyed during an ancient repast.
At UVA's Sleep Disorders Center, researchers chart the widely misunderstood territory where we spend a third of our lives.
Glenn Gaeser's research suggests that a high-carbohydrate diet is not linked to weight gain.
Though the pace of change might not suit everyone, UVA is moving toward a greener future on many fronts.
Professor Anita Clayton (Med '82) explores the psychological dimension of women's discontentment with their sexual experiences.
James Coan probes how the mind reacts to emotional situations, from holding hands to being homesick. Barry Condron blazes trails with computer images of fruit flies.
Worsening traffic on Virginia roads demands high-tech solutions. The Smart Travel Lab uses advanced computer models to develop them.
For the past 30 years, UVA psychiatrist Bruce Greyson has tried to reach a scientific understanding of the phenomenon known as the near-death experience.