Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

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.
November 29, 2018
The Eastern Shore-based project measures long-term changes to the environment, informing the decision-making of policymakers and society for conserving, protecting and managing the ecosystem for greater resilience.
November 27, 2018
The election of Craig H. Benson, Douglas W. DeSimone, Wladek Minor, Brian A. Nosek and Lukas K. Tamm brings to 38 the number of UVA faculty members who are fellows of one of the world’s leading scientific organizations.
November 20, 2018
Geologist Alan Howard compares surface features on planets and moons with those on Earth. He has suggestions regarding a future NASA mission to Europa.