Computer science professor Kamin Whitehouse is working on home-monitoring technology that can automatically sense who is where in a home and adjust systems such as temperature controls and water heaters accordingly.
Infants at 7 months old are able to unconsciously pick up on eye cues, based on the size of the whites of a person’s eyes – a vital foundation for the development of social interactive skills, a new U.Va. psychology study shows.
A U.Va. study used advanced DNA sequencing to produce new insights into the potentially nefarious origins of the cells’ “powerhouse” organelles.
Successful applicants, including six undergraduate and two graduate students, will work with University partners to improve rural health conditions in South Africa, Uganda and St. Kitts and Nevis.
U.Va.’s Data Science Institute on Friday kicks off a series of six data science lectures with a talk by Zillow economist Stan Humphries.
Counter to negative stereotypes about low-income, urban males of color, most teens in the study endorsed pro-social values like valuing achievement and responsibility, and had positive attitudes toward school and beliefs about their future.
Under pressure to resolve cases and facing deep-pocketed opposition, prosecutors often cut backroom deals that fall far short of what might result from a courtroom trial, Brandon Garrett alleges in “Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations.”
The grants from the National Institutes of Justice will support the evaluation of two distinct programs aimed at preventing school violence.
The 1964 presidential race, which featured Lyndon Johnson’s infamous “Daisy” commercial that depicted rival Barry Goldwater as a dangerous nuclear warmonger, is credited with ushering in the modern era of negative campaigning.
The research breakthrough suggests new targets for drugs that can prevent or treat Ebola infections, which have killed thousands this year.