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From physics to medicine to astronomy, UVA faculty members have made – and are continuing to make – a major impact on the world around them. more >
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The $500 million Atlantic sea scallop fishery could significantly decline in the coming decades due to ocean acidification, a study shows. The decline, however, could be mitigated with climate policy improvements. more >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >