More than a decade of collaborative research at three major universities, led by U.Va. professor Ben Calhoun, has overcome many hurdles to create a whole new category of ultra-low-power wireless, batteryless computer chip that could be a “game changer.”
The Hartwell Foundation has awarded three U.Va. biomedical researchers with $100,000 each for three years. These awards place U.Va. in the leadership position for all participating schools nationally since Hartwell began the competition in 2006.
Two of the world’s leading experts on social media, Internet privacy and data ethics are the keynote speakers of the first conference focused on the big ethical, legal and policy issues around big data.
The finding may open new treatment avenues for amoebiasis, a potentially fatal disease that afflicts up to a third of infants in the slums of Bangladesh.
Moorman invented a heart-monitoring system that can predict life-threatening infections in very low-birth-weight infants, giving doctors time to prevent them and potentially save thousands of lives.
The new agreement strengthens the decade-long affiliation between U.Va. and the aerospace technology giant.
By watching a fluorescent glow change from green to red, researchers can assess the health of mitochondria, the powerhouses of living cells.
Computer scientist David Evans, neuroscientist Jonathan Kipnis, astrophysicist Kelsey Johnson and biomedical engineer Jason Papin will receive U.Va. funding for their innovative work.
Scientists at the School of Medicine have turned stem cells into a fish embryo, effectively controlling embryonic development. The research will have dramatic impact on the future use of stem cells to better the human condition.
Cowan Fellows Survey Human Rights Concerns in Ghana; Exposure of Small-Scale Miners to Mercury Among Problems
Six U.Va. law students traveled to Ghana to do field research on the status of some of the West African country’s ongoing human rights issues. They reported on their findings Monday.