Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

March 24, 2017
Astronomy department chair Michael Skrutskie has established his department as a leader in instrument design and deployment, enabling headline-grabbing discoveries in astronomy.
March 22, 2017
The U.S. government just added a bumblebee species to the endangered species list. UVA environmental scientist T’ai Roulston, who nearly three years ago sighted one of the last specimens of the bee in the east, provides insight.
March 21, 2017
McGraw, who will speak Thursday during a Cyber Security Awareness Month event, moved from “the top floor of the ivory tower studying philosophy” to “knee-deep in the commercial software security mud.”
March 16, 2017
A group of UVA spacecraft design students soon will build and operate a ground station to communicate with a satellite they also are building.
March 09, 2017
Hint: UVA environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko has worked with both during a wide-raging academic career that has inspired hundreds of students to pursue careers in science.
March 09, 2017
Neuroscientists have found that healthy neurons receive messages from injured neighbors that can lead to death. If they can block these messages from getting through, they may be able to slow the progress of neurodegenerative diseases.
March 01, 2017
Evolutionary biologist Robert Cox studies the brown anole lizard to better understand how genes and hormones interact during development.
February 19, 2017
Statistician Karen Kafadar is developing new techniques for understanding the difference between length of diagnosis and length of life regarding cancer screening.
January 31, 2017
Once head of a major pharmaceutical enterprise, Horst Wallrabe followed a new passion in his retirement: cell biology.
January 27, 2017
A $1.4 million foundation grant will help researchers from UVA and the University of Utah investigate ways to improve eyewitness identification procedures.

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