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The Defense Against Flu

The Defense Against Flu

Obesity makes influenza more dangerous. But it may also give us clues about how to stop potentially fatal flu earlier.
Cleaning up Air Quality

Cleaning up Air Quality

A UNC researcher investigates why North Carolina teachers are having trouble breathing—in their own classrooms.
Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

As summer approaches, Maggie Kovach is finding ways for North Carolinians to avoid getting sick from the sun.
The Family Disease

The Family Disease

Cystic fibrosis took five of her siblings at a young age. Now, Wanda O’Neal is part of a team of UNC researchers searching for reasons why. Their latest work provides insight that will help unravel ...
Plotting a Prisoner’s Parole

Plotting a Prisoner’s Parole

If you're sentenced to life in prison, you might eventually be released through parole. But what are the chances a prisoner with a life sentence will actually get parole? A UNC researcher dug through ...
Tracking the Earth’s Heart Beats

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.
Extreme Cell Makeover

Extreme Cell Makeover

Mini-guts help researchers isolate and track stem cells to improve intestinal health.
More Processors, More Problems

More Processors, More Problems

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

What’s in a Sound?

UNC researchers are making waves—literally—with groundbreaking advancements in sound technology.
Sleep for Cells

Sleep for Cells

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

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.
Another Breastfeeding Benefit

Another Breastfeeding Benefit

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