Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

August 16, 2018
How did a forest bird, the scarlet macaw, come to live among desert people in the southwestern U.S.? Anthropologists are finding clues – and questions.
August 07, 2018
Chris Barrett, a leader in developing methods and collaborations to achieve understanding of highly complex systems is coming to UVA.
July 31, 2018
UVA biologists have gained new understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease begins, and how it might be halted.
July 23, 2018
Each summer, UVA’s ecological research facility in southwestern Virginia is a magnet for biologists. One UVA Ph.D. grad, now a faculty member at Scotland’s University of Edinburgh, explains why.
July 19, 2018
Coordinating numerous field site research projects, running a facility – and running boats, too – are all in a day’s work for Eastern Shore native Cora Johnston.
July 16, 2018
How do scale patterns on fish provide understanding of the development of feathers, fur – and even cancer? UVA biologists are investigating.
July 06, 2018
From combating drug-resistant pathogens to reducing tuberculosis rates to controlling pandemics, a new UVA institute is seeking solutions by putting together teams drawn from academic disciplines around Grounds.
July 02, 2018
Research experiences for undergrads lead to lasting benefits for society, a new study shows.
June 29, 2018
As bumblebees decline, what other busy bees could step in. But a new study shows they might do more harm than good.
June 12, 2018
Recent findings by UVA physicists are providing new insights to the makings of matter.