Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

October 18, 2019
The lymph node is a small, bean-shaped gland that raises our immune response when exposed to pathogens that can sicken us. We have hundreds of them, located at different sites around the body – under the chin, in the neck, in the armpits and groin.
September 30, 2019
Scholars, creators and scientists have joined together for the future of coastal areas.
September 24, 2019
With the dawn of the School of Data Science, UVA is working to bring ethical innovators to the growing field. Philip E. Bourne talks about research, ethics and impact.
September 17, 2019
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia on Tuesday gave final approval for the creation of the University of Virginia’s School of Data Science, the 12th school at the University.
September 05, 2019
UVA biologists have observed a cellular behavior never noticed in 150 years of research.
August 29, 2019
A Virginia wildflower is providing clues to what happens when a plant species adapts to a changing climate.
August 27, 2019
What do the fires in Brazil’s rainforest mean for us, thousands of miles away? UVA environmental scientist Deborah Lawrence, who conducts research on the region, provides perspective.
August 22, 2019
Increasingly, researchers use powerful computers to reveal insightful trends in their large data sets. In response, the University is enhancing its computing services.
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.