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Going Viral

UVA doctors got to work immediately to create COVID-19 testing kits in a race against time. And another battle is being waged against the spread of misinformation on social media.

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Poetry that Heals

To some, poetry and medicine seem like opposites. But both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition.

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Finding Classroom Success

From racial disparity and poverty to shyness, students face a lot of obstacles heading into college. But some professors are finding new ways to support them and forge a path to success.

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Gun Sense

A Virginia professor becomes a gun control advocate after a shooting at her school.

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Swipe Right for Love

For Valentine’s Day, we dispel the four myths about sex, discuss how to find love online, and pair wine and chocolate.

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Seeing the Future of Medicine

Macular degeneration causes vision loss in more than 10 million Americans, but a cure may be on the way.

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Replay: Real Love

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Enter the Subconscious

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Science Out in the World

There’s a lot to learn in science class: the periodic table, the stages of a butterfly, but also … how to be an American citizen.

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Friendsgiving

For many, the Thanksgiving holidays are a time to gather with your biological relatives. But what if you don’t have the traditional, Norman-Rockwell family?

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Giving Birth While Black

Black women are three and a half times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. Even highly educated, wealthy black women are at a greater risk of complications than white women.

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Healing Displacement

It’s hard to navigate the U.S. healthcare system. But it’s even harder when you’re a refugee.