Jan. 9, 2007 -- U.Va. astronomers have found an enormous halo of stars bound to the Andromeda galaxy and extending far beyond the swirling disk seen in images of the famous galaxy, our nearest large galactic neighbor. The discovery, reported Jan.
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December 19, 2006
Dec. 19, 2006 -- A University of Virginia neuroscientist has found that women under stress who hold their husbands' hands show signs of immediate relief, which can clearly be seen on their brain scans.
November 28, 2006
Nov. 29, 2006 -- Many children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder suffer through a range of problems, from poor grades to poor relations with parents and teachers. But more than half of these children also have serious problems making friends.
November 23, 2006
Nov. 23, 2006 -- Judy S. DeLoache, the Kenan Professor of Psychology, has been awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
November 08, 2006
To the Higgs Particle and Beyond: U.Va. Physicists are Part of an International Team Searching for the Last Undiscovered Aspect of the Standard Model of Physics
Nov. 8, 2006 -- For more than three decades, physicists have been trying to find the Higgs particle — sometimes called the “God particle” — the theoretical underlying particle that possibly is the ultimate basis of everything in the universe.
November 06, 2006
September 29, 2006
Sept. 29, 2006 -- A study comparing outcomes of children at a public inner-city Montessori school with children who attended traditional schools indicates that Montessori education leads to children with better social and academic skills.
September 29, 2006
Big Science Hires: Leading Geneticist and Epidemiologist and Prominent Physical and Surface Chemist to Join Faculty
Sept. 29, 2006 -- Stephen S. Rich, one of the world’s leading epidemiologists and geneticists, and John T. Yates Jr., a world-renowned physical and surface chemist and a member of the National Academy of Science, have been named to the faculty.
September 19, 2006
Sept. 8, 2006 -- On a clear day full of sunny optimism, the University of Virginia dedicated its new $2.5 million Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center. The event was held Aug. 26. The center is the new home base for the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) project, conducted by U.Va.
September 15, 2006
Sept. 15, 2006 -- A new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, an infrared observatory orbiting the sun, is helping astronomers understand how stardust is recycled in galaxies.