Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

August 15, 2019
Environmental scientist Deborah Lawrence’s work was among a trove of science reviewed in a recent United Nations report on climate and land. She discusses where we stand today.
August 14, 2019
Aliens! Now that we’ve got your attention, see what a UVA astronomer has to say about extraterrestrial life.
August 08, 2019
Synthetic biology – the engineering of new and better materials from cells – is a growing area in research and development at the University.
July 31, 2019
The $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to a math department team will enhance research training opportunities for students, postdocs and faculty.
July 24, 2019
Q&A: Dr. Chris Holstege Talks Summer Health, Student Wellness
July 19, 2019
Doctors order lab tests in order to make better-informed decisions. But excessive testing can be expensive and unpleasant for the patient – and does not improve outcomes.
July 15, 2019
UVA has joined “a small club of spacefaring institutions” with successful deployment of its own spacecraft.
July 10, 2019
UVA’s Center for Biomechanics finds that seat-belted females are more vulnerable to injury in front-end car crashes than males.
July 01, 2019
Bumblebees, which are native to North America, are in decline. A UVA graduate student is examining some reasons why.
June 28, 2019
A loaner program initiated by UVA’s astronomy department puts telescopes in the hands of teachers and students.