U.Va. religious studies professor Kathleen Flake’s digital database of polygamous marriages in the 19th century could provide important context as a new debate arises after June’s same-sex marriage ruling.
Lauren Mims spent the summer in Washington, D.C. working on the new White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
The hormone oxytocin, sometimes called “the love hormone,” may be a factor in postpartum depression, when a mother has a lower than normal level. A blood marker now may help identify the risk.
The sales of bottled water, an important commodity during disasters, can give clues to emergency preparedness.
In an online study of more than 500,000 people, women, as well as among white, Hispanic, liberal and younger people, showed the greatest reductions in bias.
A U.Va. study finds nearly a third of women in Appalachian regions of Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania fail to follow through with therapy medication prescribed to prevent breast cancer’s recurrence.
A nursing Ph.D. student is examining whether using red lights or low lights in hospital rooms might help promote healing among patients.
Young athletes are the most vulnerable when it comes to sustaining concussions. Accurately diagnosing concussions on the field of play helps protect them, but most games are played without the presence of someone qualified to do so.
One virus suspected in the national outbreak has only been linked to a handful of cases, but a U.Va. physician is pointing toward another for which no one else may have tested.
U.Va. scientists Anne Verbiscer and Alan Howard have begun analyzing the first close-up images of Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft, and quickly found that they are exceeding expectations.