Virginia Insight

Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Hidden Prejudice... Of The Political Kind

Perhaps you have heard of Project Implicit. It is a Virginia-connected research operation that’s been making huge strides uncovering bias and prejudice. (Often of the type that most of us never knew we had.) 

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Virginia Insight
3:12 pm
Mon September 3, 2012

The Patent Economy

Perhaps you’ve noticed headlines about firms like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft paying hundreds of millions of dollars to buy up other companies’ patents.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

M.S.

Demyelination in MS. On Klüver-Barrera myelin staining. (Original scale 1:100).
Wikipedia Commons: Marvin 101

Multiple Sclerosis. It is a disease so mysterious that it can affect people who have it, in completely different, often unpredictable ways.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Super Heroes

Little Spiderman by Jiri Hodan

Who’s your favorite super hero? What do you think that says about you?

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Virginia Insight
4:05 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Black & White and One Small Town

Sascha Goluboff in front of one of her displays at the Brownsburg Museum

Sometimes looking closely at something small... can reveal something big.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Ask The Sleep Expert

QQsource

Sometimes counting sheep just doesn't cut it.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

New Way to Find New Stars

APOGEE (Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment)  gives scientists views of the universe never before seen. We meet APOGEE astronomers.  We talk with three of the Virginia scientists who have been instrumental in making this revolution in star gazing possible. 

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Virginia Insight
11:16 am
Tue August 14, 2012

What ‘‘Sequestration’’ Could Mean in Virginia

Federal workers in northern Virginia. Military folk on the coast.  Defense contractors across the commonwealth.  A lot of Virginia paychecks flow from Washington.  And how those checks get spent might even effect your job. 

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Virginia Insight
7:51 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

The Teacher's Life

Photo credit: Wikipedia user Masae

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a teacher?  If you have always thought of it as a 6-hour-a-day job with summers off  -- we have some classroom experts who would like to speak with you.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Pet Love

Pets! Photo credit: Wikipedia user Ohnoitsjamie

Veterinarian Bruce Coston loves to nurture the bond between people and pets.

He also loves to tell stories.

He does both in his new book.

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