Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

October 18, 2016
Three students launched a payload of instruments by weather balloon for an astronomy project. Thirty miles and three hours, 40 minutes later, they’re eager to do it all again.
October 03, 2016
The Vice President for Research honored three long-time and prominent members of the faculty – a biochemist, a cardiovascular surgeon and an infectious disease researcher.
September 30, 2016
Immunotherapist Dr. Daniel “Trey” Lee comes to UVA with plans to target aggressive cancers through clinical trials, giving new hope to children for whom conventional treatments are not working.
September 28, 2016
Physicists have uniquely combined tools to create an imaging methodology that could enhance the way medical conditions are diagnosed.
September 19, 2016
The University on Friday showcased initiatives, data-driven research, resources, services and outreach programs centered on the compilation and analysis of large data sets.
August 29, 2016
Working with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, UVA environmental scientists have created an online calculator for people to realize how their individual choices affect the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
August 19, 2016
A biomechanical engineers’ study of the muscles of high-performance sprinters shows that, yes, they are different. But most of that comes from training.
August 11, 2016
Need to drink less? Get married, according to a new study by a UVA clinical psychology doctoral student.
August 05, 2016
Why do growing sunflowers turn and face the sun? How do they do it? Biologist Benjamin Blackman, working with California colleagues, has connected this growth action with the plants’ biological clocks.
August 04, 2016
In an era of video surveillance, video evidence is increasingly important in criminal cases. But what happens when the actions are shown in slow motion?