Engineering Professor John Lach is leading a research team that is seeking to use wireless technology to monitor dementia patients and de-escalate agitation episodes before they reach a crisis level.
Curry School of Education doctoral student Fares Karam is researching how Arabs displaced by violence adapt linguistically to classrooms in their new countries, whether in Lebanon or Albemarle County.
People with higher levels of oxytocin have greater activity in regions of the brain that support social cognition, a U.Va. psychology study indicates.
A study comparing the IQs of male siblings in which one member was reared by biological parents and the other by adoptive parents found later that the children adopted by parents with more education had higher IQs.
U.Va. researchers have demonstrated that the new drug targets only harmful proteins in acute myeloid leukemia, meaning that it could be more effective with fewer side effects than current chemotherapy.
Denis Nekipelov, an economist and advisory board member with U.Va.’s Data Science Institute, is forming coalitions among researchers and students who use big data.
Many doctors have believed that after having a cancerous prostate removed, it’s better to wait as long as possible to begin radiation therapy. A new study questions that assumption.
Even as big banks bore the brunt of the blame for the 2008 financial crisis, they held the upper hand in shaping the new regulations that followed – repeating a historical pattern, writes Paul G. Mahoney in “Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails.”
Computer science professor Yanjun Qi is designing ways to use machine learning to discern patterns in large volumes of data – research that has implications in fields from health care to media studies.
Using the world’s largest radio telescope, U.Va. astrochemist Eric Herbst has discovered that pockets of calm exist even in the tumultuous region of a black hole, most likely due to dense areas of dust and gas that shield molecules.