Features | Monday, March 30, 2015

Tracking the earth's heart beats

A team of researchers uses cutting-edge technology to better predict when and how one of South America’s most active volcanoes will erupt. 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Extreme Cell Makeover

Mini-guts help researchers isolate and track stem cells to improve intestinal health.

by Marla Broadfoot
Features | Friday, March 13, 2015

More Processors, More Problems

Driverless cars were supposed to be right around the corner. What’s the holdup?

by Susan Hardy
Features | Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sleep for Cells

With new funding, a UNC startup is poised to halt the most devastating effects of chemotherapy. 

by Susan Hardy
Features | Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Kids' Chronic Care

Imagine taking five or ten medications a day—before you even graduate high school. An undergrad researcher helps young adults transition to managing their own care.

by Ashita Gona
Features | Friday, February 6, 2015

Another Breastfeeding Benefit

Gut bacteria reveal that exclusively breastfed babies are better equipped for the transition to solids.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Bugs in Your Drugs

When it comes to fighting disease, bacteria do it better. 

by Susan Hardy
Features | Monday, January 5, 2015

Can we have our oysters and eat them too?

Undergraduate researchers study whether harvesting oysters helps or hurts coastal ecosystems. 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Friday, December 12, 2014

What’s hiding in our coastal waters?

Marine science researchers at UNC have found that estuaries generate natural defenses against the effects of global warming—until a hurricane hits. 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Wednesday, November 5, 2014

A lifelong scientist finds her calling at UNC

Anna Atencio wasn’t planning to come to Carolina—until she learned about the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program. 

by Mary Lide Parker