Two UVA professors argue that all numbers are not equal in our minds.
In contrast to other theories of opioid overdoses, UVA researchers suggest that availability of the drugs is the most significant driver of such deaths.
The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Seed Fund helps University-affiliated ideas grow until they are successful enough to attract other funding.
Researchers have identified an enzyme that influences macular degeneration, a discovery that could lead to more specific treatments.
UVA professor's study suggests new benefits of the Montessori school model.
Researchers examine causes of the opioid crisis and take aim at solutions from different perspectives.
Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.
Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.
At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.
Current UVA Medical School research on mice may lead to a greater understanding of how immune cells affect the brain.
Behavioral epigenetics is the study of how emotional trauma can affect the genes passed down to the next generation, and the study of prairie voles can shed some light on this phenomenon in humans.
Batten professor Craig Volden’s Legislative Effectiveness Project rates members of Congress according to their success in turning their ideas into laws.
Astronomy professor Ken Seidelmann helped solve a minor mystery of the GPS era: Did the prime meridian move?
Beauty is not the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Height. Distance. Effort. Cognitive psychologist Dennis Proffitt studies how we see the world around us.
Doctors at the UVA Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.
The "room of errors" is a new training tool a UVA nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.
UVA research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.
UVA researchers have found a parasitic infection that kills human cells by nibbling them to death.
Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at UVA are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.
Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two UVA researchers.
A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.
The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.
UVA researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.
Research and discovery briefs on summer reading and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists.