“Equal-opportunity jerks” make it harder to root out gender discrimination
UVA psychologists studied the acoustic profiles of nearly 3,400 laughs
Increasingly sophisticated research tools are making it easier to repurpose existing drugs for new conditions.
In measuring health, the scale does not tell the complete tale.
Judgements about body appearance affect income.
A noninvasive technique uses sounds beams to target cells causing the problem.
Some demographic groups lacked access to clinical trials.
Whether the difference results in different outcomes is unknown.
Like a muscle, it strengthens with use, a long-term study of teenagers shows.
“Astronomically high” rates highlight need for more mental health resources for miners.
A common over-the-counter antacid appears to reduce the odds of severe outcomes.
Patients who received a stem-cell transplant from a donor, in addition to having their own immune cells modified, had a much lower relapse rate.
Researchers now have a better understanding of why this rare complication often occurs during sleep.
Tools used in intensive care units overestimate the risk of death for all patients, but particularly for Black and Hispanic patients.
Frequent tutoring with experienced teachers or volunteers, personalized instruction, and a positive, mentoring relationship between tutor and student can close learning gaps for students from lower-income families.
Freely-moving, undirected thoughts have a distinct electrophysiological “signature” which can be seen by measuring brainwaves.
Researchers advise caution in drawing conclusions about girls from research conducted primarily with boys.
Less is often more, but not when it comes to problem-solving and solution-seeking, when our brains default toward additive rather than subtractive changes.
UVA scientists are mapping the Milky Way and measuring the universe.
The benefits of the plants’ return are being seen across the ecosystem.
Research suggests modeling scenarios will help plan power grids as weather patterns grow more destructive.
New discoveries involving cobalt and titanium highlight the possibilities for the future of sustainable energy.
A drug shown by UVA studies to be effective against certain immune-system responses shows promise in trials at Washington University in St. Louis.
New developments about injury and infection have emerged from two UVA studies.