Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

January 13, 2020
You can’t just whack people on the heads to see what happens, so Matthew Panzer and his team are developing computer models to understand how the brain deforms under impact, working with the military, the NFL, auto manufacturers and more.
January 02, 2020
Obesity continues as a public health problem. A new study suggests several reasons why.
December 19, 2019
Hint: The research sheds new light on auto safety for women.
December 12, 2019
UVA leaders on Thursday lauded researchers in a rapid seed-funding program that matched faculty members from different fields to pursue answers to vexing questions.
December 12, 2019
UVA environmental scientists recently flew over coastal areas of Virginia to document extreme high tide flooding – and gain insights to sea level rise.
November 26, 2019
The neurobiologist says the key to beating Alzheimer’s might be preventing it before symptoms start.
November 20, 2019
Environmental sciences student Katherine Webber recently had the adventure of a lifetime in the South Pacific on a tall ship research and learning expedition.
November 08, 2019
Natural gas is abundant and burns more cleanly than gasoline. But it burns hot. A UVA engineer is developing metals to withstand the heat.
November 01, 2019
UVA’s High-Energy Lab physicists are building large components for one of the largest physics experiments ever conducted in the U.S. The results may rival the discovery of the Higgs boson.
October 31, 2019
Aniridia and other congenital disorders can lead to blindness. UVA researchers and doctors are leading the way toward better understanding the disorders’ causes, and finding new treatments.