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Over the Moon: A UVA Physician-Scientist Reflects on Her Work With NASA

April 16, 2019

On March 3, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International Space Station, and a young physician-scientist, Francine Garrett-Bakelman, was waiting anxiously. She had important work to do… Read More

If You Take Vitamins, Read This

April 16, 2019

A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health found no benefits to taking vitamin supplements and suggests we should be getting our vitamins the old-fashioned way: by eating healthy food.

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@Justsaysinmice Just Says, ‘IN MICE’

April 15, 2019

There’s a new Twitter account grabbing eyeballs even though it says very little. The account is @justsaysinmice, and it just tweets, “IN MICE.” Why? To point out news stories that focus on the potential — key… Read More

The Arc of Science

March 15, 2019

It’s interesting to see how discovery leads to discovery around here. Case in point: A while back, our Gary K. Owens, PhD, and Olga A. Cherepanova, PhD, found that a gene that was thought to be inactive in adults… Read More