A giant in the field of circadian rhythms, Menaker was widely considered one of the pioneers in the physiological analysis and identification of circadian pacemakers in the vertebrate nervous and endocrine systems.
In honor of Black History Month, the State Department’s “ShareAmerica” platform is featuring Dove alongside artist Amy Sherald, sculptor Simone Leigh, the late singer Ella Fitzgerald and the late author Toni Morrison.
The Caribbean islands might sound like the ideal beautiful, balmy vacation spot, but for scholars who study the region, it is so much more – a place of important history and flourishing arts that has much to show its neighbors and past conquerors,
Using tools that offer them an unprecedented view of our galaxy’s stars, astronomers at UVA say a phenomenon warping the edges of the Milky Way is the result of an intergalactic event that happened three billion years ago.
“We want students to develop a theory of democracy. What are the criteria for a healthy democracy? What sort of laws, structures, institutions, norms and media systems support democracy? What sorts undermine democracy?
An environmental scientist at UVA is looking for geological clues from the distant past to better understand how quickly arctic ice is melting and what that could mean for the future of our coastal communities.
Inefficiencies in the technology of converting sunlight into power and storing it for use have limited the appeal of solar power, but a recent discovery by a team led by two researchers at UVA could eliminate a significant obstacle to making it work on a large scale.