Parasitic bacteria were the first cousins of the mitochondria that power cells in animals and plants – and first acted as energy parasites in those cells before becoming beneficial, according to a new University of Virginia study.
16-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
A U.Va. study ranks the top 200 psychologists from recent decades.
26-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Its name is Rivanna, and it’s the University of Virginia’s new $2.4 million Cray computing cluster, a high-performance machine – really a combination of linked high-power computers (hence, “cluster”) – designed to greatly enhance and...
23-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT
A new University of Virginia study, published online in the American Geophysical Union journal, Earth’s Future, examines global food security and the patterns of food trade that – until this analysis – have been minimally studied.
8-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT
A 105-foot research tower has been built at the University of Virginia's Mountain Lake Biological Station as part of a $430 million National Science Foundation ecological observatory that will monitor conditions from the Arctic to the tropics.
27-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT
The more people who attend your wedding and the fewer relationships you had prior to marriage, the more likely you are to report a high-quality marriage.
19-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Among all employees nationally, 56 percent are hourly workers, and 32 percent of these, or more than 21 million, earn less than $10.10 per hour, according to University of Virginia researchers in the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service’s...
24-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
A new study of New York City public schools shows that recent reforms have dramatically reduced the portion of teachers approved for tenure as many relatively ineffective teachers whose probationary periods were extended voluntarily left their...
9-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT
U.Va. Experts on Hong Kong Protests Can Comment on U.S.-China Relations, Role of Language, Culture, Social Media, Technology
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have occupied downtown Hong Kong since Sept. 28, calling for the local chief executive’s resignation. The University of Virginia has several experts who can comment on different aspects of the...
2-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Catherine Bradshaw, professor of education and associate dean at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, will present a report addressing mental health problems in youth to the United Nations on Aug. 12 as part of the U.N.’s...
8-Aug-2014 9:40 AM EDT
U.Va. Tip Sheet: G. Carleton Ray, Stephen Macko Available to Comment on Obama’s Expansion of Pacific Sanctuary; “Our Ocean” Meeting
19-Jun-2014 1:20 PM EDT
Author of New Climate Policy Book and Former Air Pollution Policymaker, Is Available to Discuss New EPA Greenhouse Gas Announcement
28-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Bicycling enthusiast and civil and environmental engineer Alec Gosse studies traffic data to seek infrastructure compatible with bicycles.
15-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT
William Shakespeare is such a studied and celebrated writer that it might seem there could be nothing more to examine about his work. But scholars are still hard at it as Shakespeare’s 450th birthday approaches on April 23.
14-Apr-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Tip Sheet: University of Virginia Professor Can Comment on Ukraine Unrest; Reporters Invited to Feb. 21 Discussion on Topic
Hours after a truce was declared between Ukrainian government forces and opposition protesters on Wednesday, fighting broke out once again this morning in the streets around Kiev’s Independence Square. According to the latest news reports, at...
20-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST
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