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Scraping for Secrets on Online Drug Forums

Scraping for Secrets on Online Drug Forums

Online forums provide an outlet for drug users — and a source of information for UNC researchers like John D. Martin, III, who believes that studying these platforms may be the key to addressing ...
Exploring Emotional Intelligence with Extraterrestrials

Exploring Emotional Intelligence with Extraterrestrials

At what age do children recognize complex emotions? UNC College of Arts & Sciences researchers Kristen Lindquist and Misha Becker explore this in a new study. ...
Carving Creativity

Carving Creativity

UNC anthropologist Silvia Tomášková studies South African rock engravings to unearth the creative process of some of the country’s earliest inhabitants. ...
Detective Work Deep in the Earth

Detective Work Deep in the Earth

UNC College of Arts & Sciences seismologist Berk Biryol takes a crack at understanding how the earth is moving under the Southeastern United States ...
Science for Safer Food

Science for Safer Food

For the past 10 years, UNC researcher Rachel Noble has been developing technology to keep our food safe from bacteria like E. coli. ...
If You Build It, They Will Come

If You Build It, They Will Come

As schools move further and further away from cities, the cost of busing continues to skyrocket — but one UNC city and regional planner hopes to change that ...
The New Oil

The New Oil

In the last decade, the world has been hit by a tsunami of data — and the Renaissance Computing Institute is determined to help businesses harness its power ...
Calculating the Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Calculating the Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Experts at the UNC School of Government have developed tools to help determine the long-term consequences of a criminal record ...
World of Wonder

World of Wonder

The North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Katie Stoudemire brings the outdoors inside, making nature safe for children with compromised immune systems ...
The Weight of the Water on Their Shoulders

The Weight of the Water on Their Shoulders

From rivers in the backcountry of Alaska, down the Sierra mountains, up into space, and through commercial waterways in North Carolina — UNC researchers are measuring the world’s water and ...
Bringing Science Lessons to Life

Bringing Science Lessons to Life

UNC School of Education professor Kelly Ryoo uses visualization technology to make scientific concepts accessible to English language learners ...
Kings of Chemistry

Kings of Chemistry

How an unexpected discovery transformed the world and made Morehead, Venable, and Kenan household names at UNC-Chapel Hill ...