Updates

Features | Thursday, July 10, 2014

Fat of the Bone

Maya Styner shows how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Thursday, June 26, 2014

It’s the Mucins that Matter

UNC Marsico Lung Institute researchers overturn a controversial study and show how too many mucin proteins in mucus can worsen cystic fibrosis.

by Mark Derewicz
Here’s to Your Health | Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Stop the pain before it starts

UNC researchers have discovered a new target for chronic pain treatment. 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The birds and the bees—in text messages

A journalism PhD student helps market a new kind of sex ed.   

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Monday, June 2, 2014

Better than Bulkheads

Where N.C. rivers meet the sea, oysters can protect the land, fish, and human habitat.

by Susan Hardy
Features | Thursday, May 29, 2014

Will Big Science Cure AIDS?

The story of UNC’s decades-long fight against HIV and its implications for the battle against other deadly diseases.

by Marschall Runge
Features | Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Saving Community Journalism

UNC students and faculty help community newspapers in North Carolina and across the country transform their product for the digital age.

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Safer Supplements

Millions of children live with anemia, and treating it can be dangerous. Carla Cerami’s lab wants to make it safe to take iron throughout the developing world.

by Susan Hardy
Features | Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Shedding Effect

UNC microbiologists pinpoint a gene that makes RSV one of the deadliest infections a baby can get.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Monday, April 21, 2014

A Fair Sentence

Jamie Markham created a mobile app to help N.C. prosecutors, lawyers, and judges determine the correct sentences for criminal offenders. 

by Mary Lide Parker