New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shown how our DNA determines our ability to fight off viruses.
Strange rings of DNA that exist outside chromosomes are distinct to the cell types that mistakenly produced them, researchers have discovered. The finding raises the tantalizing possibility that the rings could be used as an indicator of different types of cancer.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Forensic Science achieved its 10,000th data bank hit last month, the latest milestone in Virginia’s continuing history as a national leader in the use of this crime-fighting tool.
On a recent WWBT TV 12 news segment, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation representatives explained that genetically modified crops are no different from conventional crops.
The rough-skinned newt is easily one of the most toxic animals on the planet, yet the common garter snake routinely eats it.
Fairfax prosecutors are pushing ahead with their case against Jesse Matthew, a 32-year-old Albemarle County man linked by forensic evidence to the 2005 rape of a woman walking home from a grocery store, who is currently in custody related to the disappearance and death of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham.
VCU researchers have characterized a new bacterial species that has an extremely strong association with trichomoniasis, the most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection (STI).
A pilot study led by a University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher suggests that tampons could help detect ovarian cancer.