Engineers at UVA’s Center for Applied Biomechanics are working on a new “virtual” crash-test dummy, existing entirely on computer and better simulating the intricacies of the body than a traditional dummy ever could.
Hillary Bart-Smith works on an autonomous undersea vehicle based on manta rays, Laura Galloway analyzes the maternal effect in plants and more.
Cognitive science professor Dennis Proffitt works on a new device to help patients with paralysis communicate.
A study by UVA researchers suggests that air pollution may be a cause for the decline in populations of pollinating insects, including bees.
UVA plastic surgeon Adam Katz finds new applications for a fat grafting procedure.
Research suggests that political affiliation may be the result of something deeper than conscious identification with an ideology.
A doctoral student in computer engineering finds security flaws in an RFID chip commonly used in subway passes.
A study by University psychologists suggests that fear of certain animals may be innate in humans.