Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

November 18, 2015
Two UVA planetary scientists weigh in on some of the dramatic images of Pluto and its moons sent from the New Horizons spacecraft.
November 12, 2015
A UVA psychology grad student examined what happened when a research assistant “accidentally” toppled a 6- or 7-year-old’s tower of cups.
November 10, 2015
Ideas are now being accepted for the next pan-University institute, which will draw from the expertise of faculty across Grounds to address a major societal need.
November 10, 2015
Rollover crashes account for about 2 percent of all car crashes, but about a third of all occupant fatalities. Yet there currently are no crash test dummies specifically designed for rollover crashes. UVA engineers are working to change that.
October 26, 2015
Seagrasses, once nearly vanished from Virginia’s seaside bays, are making a comeback, thanks to the restoration work and research of UVA environmental scientists.
October 26, 2015
Dedicated to global public health, a technology transfer company with roots at UVA has opened in Charlottesville. Its aim: make clean water widely available at very low cost.
October 21, 2015
Summary: A mammal that has long been studied for its unusual social behavior is not inbred,, as previously thought, and is genetically more complex, a UVA study shows.
October 13, 2015
In his first three months, Benson has already begun re-directing the school, with an emphasis on building areas of strength.
September 24, 2015
Undergraduate students are about to launch into the stratosphere a cosmic radiation detector that they designed and built in an engineering lab.
September 15, 2015
Environmental scientists have studied Virginia’s mountain streams since 1979. Their findings have contributed to understanding the effects of acid rain, mercury pollution and climate change on natural areas, such as Shenandoah National Park.