How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says UVA astronomy professor Ed Murphy.
A researcher sets out to design a new poverty gauge for Virginia and discovers flaws in the existing measures.
Citizen scientists help the UVA library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.
A new website offers free access to the papers of six of America's founding fathers.
UVA engineering team wins international competition with solar-powered wheelchair.
Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.
Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.
Professor Rosalyn Berne discusses her new science fiction novel, "Waiting in the Silence."
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?
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
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.
Take a look at four cool machines that help UVA doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.
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.
UVA researchers explore the ways that marriage has changed and look toward the future of the institution.
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?
UVA faculty and alumni explore a few ways to get the best out of your summer.