Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

May 09, 2016
With the Internet in our pockets, are we more inclined to be inattentive to other tasks? A new study indicates that the answer is yes.
May 06, 2016
Put together a student who loves flight, a flight simulator and an aerospace engineering degree, and what do you get? A flying engineer.
May 05, 2016
One biology professor raves that Bethany Bruno “is an exceptional student, and one of the most decent, caring individuals I have known.”
April 26, 2016
Student engineers are designing and will build and operate a three-pound, softball-size satellite that will orbit the Earth for two months, conducting experiments on atmospheric densities.
April 20, 2016
A chemist and a neuroscientist each have won $300,000 grants from the Hartwell Foundation to conduct research on diseases affecting children’s health. Their work focuses on battling pediatric cancer and autism.
April 07, 2016
UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Max Planck Society to advance research on new, renewable, environmentally friendly and economical energy sources.
April 04, 2016
UVA psychology Ph.D. candidate Kelly Hoffman’s study finds that medical students and residents who held false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites were less likely to effectively manage the pain of black patients.
March 31, 2016
A neuroscience graduate student has found that college football players experience a disruption in brain function during the course of a season.
March 23, 2016
A long-term study of a plant and its pathogen is growing researchers and yielding evolutionary insights.
March 07, 2016
Using a magnet-sensitive gene engineered in their lab, UVA neuroscientists manipulated the behavior of mice and zebrafish, an idea that could lead to new treatments for a range of neurological diseases.