April 15, 2008 — The University of Virginia's Department of Physics will host two free public events this week: the National Physics Day Show on Wednesday, April 16; and the Hoxton Physics Lecture on Thursday, April 17.
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April 10, 2008
April 10, 2008 — Air pollution from power plants and automobiles is destroying the fragrance of flowers and thereby inhibiting the ability of pollinating insects to follow scent trails to their source, a new University of Virginia study indicates.
March 28, 2008
Manta Ray-Inspired Undersea Vehicle Concept Wins Hilary Bart-Smith a $6.5 Million Award From U.S. Office of Naval Research
March 28, 2008 — The Office of Naval Research announced this month that it is awarding a highly competitive Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative Program grant of approximately $6.5 million to Hilary Bart-Smith, a University of Virginia associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engi
March 27, 2008
Tyler Environmental Prize Goes to University of Virginia's James Galloway, Author of Key Papers on Nitrogen Cascade's Ecological Effects
March 27, 2008 — The University of Southern California today announced that James N. Galloway of the University of Virginia, a prescient explorer of nitrogen's wide-ranging effects on local and global ecosystems, is one of two recipients of the 2008 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 — Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder stand a substantially greater risk of developing eating disorders in adolescence than girls without ADHD, a new study has found.
March 12, 2008
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February 29, 2008
February 29, 2008 — Adults and very young children apparently have an innate ability to very quickly detect the presence of a snake from among a variety of non-threatening objects and creatures such as a caterpillar, flower or toad, according to a new study by psychologists at the University of Virg
February 28, 2008
February 28, 2008 — If your watch is slow by one second per day, most likely you won't notice. But after six months, you'll be getting to meetings three minutes late. After a year, you'll be behind time by about six minutes. Most likely you'll reset your watch.
February 21, 2008
February 21, 200 — University of Virginia researchers participated recently in a briefing and technology demonstration before the U.S. Senate's Special Committee on Aging.
February 18, 2008
February 18, 2008 — The eastern United States will be treated to a total eclipse of the moon on Wednesday, Feb. 20. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes into Earth's shadow. Within the space of a few hours, the bright full moon will disappear, cross Earth's shadow, and then reappear.