When she flew with six other astronauts aboard an Endeavour mission in 1992, Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman in space. She will speak at UVA on September 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Old Cabell Hall.
Instead of putting a single canary in a coal mine, why not have several, each one capable of responding to a different poisonous gas, thanks to a switch in its genetic code? That’s the basic idea behind Double Helix, a cybersecurity system that Computer Science Professor Jack Davidson and his colleagues at the University of Virginia and the University of New Mexico are developing with a $5.9 million grant for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science has earned a place in a new, $140 million coalition aimed at driving technological advances in American manufacturing.READ MORE