University of Virginia

Researchers uncover gene's role in severity of drinking

New research from the University of Virginia Health System could help explain why some alcoholics are more severe drinkers than others. A UVA team has found strong evidence that the serotonin transporter gene, SLC6A4, plays ...

Feb 04, 2009
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Engineers to create parts of virtual crash test dummy

You really can learn a lot from a dummy. For decades, automakers have been crashing test dummies to gain insight to how various auto safety systems protect โ€“ or fail to protect โ€“ people during car accidents. But those ...

Dec 11, 2008
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