Atherosclerosis – best known as hardening of the arteries – is the leading cause of death worldwide. A new study finds that researchers knew less about the disease than they thought, but suggests a possible new avenue for treatment.
University of Virginia engineering professor Maite Brandt-Pearce and former student Mohammad Noshad want to revolutionize wireless communication with light waves.
An international team led by U.Va.’s Lukas Tamm will look at changes in the virus’s outer envelope as it adapts to different hosts, with an eye toward predicting possible pandemics.
Kristopher Norris and Sam Speers’ new book offers case studies of five churches, ranging from an evangelical megachurch in California to a Baltimore congregation in the thick of the gay rights movement.
Doctors stress that the treatment is not a cure for patients with a rare form of leukemia, but can buy time for patients as they seek stem cell donors. It’s also an approach that could be used against other cancers, they said.
As potential new stem-cell treatments for blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy advance toward trials, the research team answered one key question: Where should the stem cells come from?
U.Va. researchers have identified a protein that could be a potential target for a drug that could prevent sperm cells from binding with eggs.
Using high-tech dating methods on the remains of scarlet macaws, the researchers found that Pueblo sociopolitical complexity developed much earlier than previously thought.
One U.Va. economist raises the alarm about how climate variations impact India’s most vulnerable people.
U.Va. researchers are developing a tiny microchip that will support a new generation of ultra-small wearable health care monitoring devices, powered only by the energy it harvests from body heat, motion or sunlight.