University of Virginia

Study identifies four family cultures in America

(Phys.org)—Four types of family cultures – the Faithful, the Engaged Progressives, the Detached and the American Dreamers – are molding the next generation of Americans, a three-year study by the University of Virginia's ...

Nov 16, 2012
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Researcher micro-sizes genetics testing

Using new "lab on a chip" technology, James Landers hopes to create a hand-held device that may eventually allow physicians, crime scene investigators, pharmacists, even the general public to quickly and inexpensively ...

Sep 19, 2008
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Cognitive decline begins in late 20s, study suggests

A new study indicates that some aspects of peoples' cognitive skills - such as the ability to make rapid comparisons, remember unrelated information and detect relationships - peak at about the age of 22, and then begin a ...

Mar 20, 2009
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Engineering nuclear nonproliferation

University of Virginia engineering professor Houston Wood's career is a testament to the essential role that engineers can play, not only in preserving a free and open society, but also in making the world a safer place.

Jul 08, 2014
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