Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

August 12, 2009
Aug. 12, 2009 — Until recently, treatment for cancer – though quite sophisticated in practice – has been limited to three basic approaches: killing cancer cells by removing them surgically, blasting them with radiation or poisoning them with chemotherapy.
August 11, 2009
August 10, 2009 — A new material developed at the University of Virginia – an oxygen nanosensor that couples a light-emitting dye with a biopolymer – simplifies the imaging of oxygen-deficient regions of tumors.
July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009 — A team of University of Virginia undergraduate engineering students tied for first place – alongside a team of graduate students from the Georgia Institute of Technology – in a NASA-sponsored contest to design a super
July 22, 2009
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July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 — A "Festival of Cosmic Explosions" will celebrate a career of contributions and accomplishments by University of Virginia astronomer Roger Chevalier.
July 01, 2009
July 1, 2009 — Salmonella-tainted peanuts and pistachios. Melamine in baby formula. E. coli-contaminated meat and cookie dough. Preservatives and colorings to make foods last longer or look more attractive. All are recent examples of food mishandling, alteration or outright adulteration.
June 22, 2009
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June 17, 2009
June 18, 2009 — While many students learn about the political, religious and social context surrounding the Salem Witch Trials, the environmental conditions are often ignored.
May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009 — A statewide conference for health care professionals and caregivers, "Collaborating to Fight Alzheimer's Disease: Integrated Approaches to Research, Treatment and Care Giving," will be held June 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.