New research out of UVA’s Department of Psychology finds that 7-month-old babies who display strong reactions to photos of fearful faces often mature into altruistic 14-month-olds. more >
The $3 million award will help UVA Engineering’s Link Lab establish an innovative curriculum focused on real-world challenges for Ph.D. students, plus an 18-month master’s degree in cyber-physical systems. more >
Alex Wu believes the app’s data-driven functions could help discover the next Jeremy Lin or Steve Nash – an underrated star playing somewhere around the world, now discoverable with just a smartphone. more >
UVA assistant professor of media studies Elizabeth Ellcessor, who is working on a book about emergency media in the digital age, has advice on utilizing your cell phone during weather and other natural disasters. more >
What happens when atoms are removed from gravity and chilled to a crawl? Physicists are finding out – and seeking new technologies from their experimental results. more >
UVA professor Ryan Wright’s research found that simple mindfulness practices are surprisingly effective for foiling phishing attacks. Check out those findings and other cybersecurity tips you can use to protect yourself every day. more >
This is the second big reproducibility project from UVA’s Brian Nosek. In 2015, his team discovered less than half of 100 psychology experiments published in three prominent psychology journals were reproducible. more >
In response to growing demand for advanced training in the use of big data, the Data Science Institute will offer an online master’s program beginning next summer. more >