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FEATURED STORY | February 14, 2017

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming

Imagine a commute where, instead of steering yourself through traffic, you can sip your coffee, get some work done or even nap while your self-driving vehicle makes your commute for you. Or perhaps your whole family could pile into a hotel-like car, sleeping through the night while your car takes you home for the holidays.

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  • February 15, 2017

    University of Virginia faculty members are helping Virginia’s coastal communities rise to the challenge of encroaching seas – especially in heavily populated areas. The Hampton Roads region faces some of the highest sea-level rise rates in the world.

  • February 07, 2017

    Before the 1990s, the rusty-patched bumblebee could be found in 28 states throughout the Midwest and the New England region. Then, it vanished mysteriously.

  • August 29, 2016

    Citizens living in the Chesapeake Bay watershed who want to live and eat healthy while helping the health of the bay now have a handy online tool with which to better understand how individual lifestyle decisions cascade into the environment.