How do scale patterns on fish provide understanding of the development of feathers, fur – and even cancer? UVA biologists are investigating. more >
The American Society for Engineering Education’s magazine recently cited University of Virginia chemical engineer Kyle Lampe for his mentorship of students in the classroom and in the laboratory. more >
Research experiences for undergrads lead to lasting benefits for society, a new study shows. more >
As bumblebees decline, what other busy bees could step in. But a new study shows they might do more harm than good. more >
A new study shows that, among friends or in dating relationships, people who pay the exact amount owed are liked less than those who round up or down, even if the rounded amount is smaller. more >
UVA’s Vikram Jaswal said current approaches to autism are based on dangerous assumptions that body language imports that autistics are not social people and that their expressed desire to socialize is ignored. more >
Lucia Tian spent the past year working as an intern at NASA and, in her spare time, worked with fellow interns to design an artificial gravity spacecraft that could transport humans to Mars. The team presented their plans at a student design competition last week. more >
With hacks now commonplace, UVA professors are aiding high school teachers in introducing cybersecurity concepts into their classrooms. more >