Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

February 05, 2019
Obese people are far more likely to be injured or killed in car crashes. This is because restraint systems are designed for the “average” male. A Ph.D. student is looking for a better design.
January 29, 2019
After her family weathered Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Megan Routbort focused her passions – and career goals – on battling climate change and embracing environmental sustainability.
January 18, 2019
From designing drugs to global health, to criminal justice reform, scientists and clinicians from a range of fields are using data science to improve lives.
January 16, 2019
Stay up late Sunday night and watch the moon disappear. Stay up later and watch it reappear. It’s not magic; it’s a total eclipse.
January 09, 2019
A Ph.D. in STEM means a career in a lab or the field, right? Not necessarily. Increasingly, scientists are turning to public policy.
January 03, 2019
Anne Verbiscer, a project scientist for NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft, helped select the space object Ultima Thule for the New Year’s Day flyby.
January 02, 2019
UVA’s Global Infectious Diseases Institute is funding cross-disciplinary approaches to address health problems around the globe.
December 18, 2018
A glowing substance discovered in a lab during basic experiments has led to developments that may change the way clinicians treat chronic wounds, especially those suffered by diabetes patients.
December 13, 2018
Is the overproduction of “greenhouse gases” endangering the planet, as the EPA concluded in 2009? A new study reaffirms – and expands on – the risks.
December 11, 2018
A prominent organization for academic inventors is honoring one of UVA’s earliest champions of translational research.