Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

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.
May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009 — "NASCAR: The Science Behind the Speed" is the subject of a free public lecture, to be held May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Virginia's Old Cabell Hall Auditorium.
May 08, 2009
May 7, 2009 — A new low-bandwidth, high-frame-rate videoconferencing technology that creates the appearance of three-dimensionality and a strong sense of co-presence without the use of expensive motion-tracking devices or multicamera arrays could eventually become available for cell phones, lapto
May 04, 2009
May 4, 2009 — A new center to develop technologies for converting methane gas and other hydrocarbon and fossil resources into readily transportable and higher-value liquid fuels is being established at the University of Virginia under a new $11 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.