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The Bugs in Your Drugs

The Bugs in Your Drugs

When it comes to fighting disease, bacteria do it better.
Can We Have Our Oysters and Eat Them, Too?

Can We Have Our Oysters and Eat Them, Too?

Undergraduate researchers study whether harvesting oysters helps or hurts coastal ecosystems.
What’s Hiding in Our Coastal Waters?

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.
A Lifelong Scientist Finds Her Calling at UNC

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.
All the Cell’s a Stage

All the Cell’s a Stage

Brian Strahl and his band of biochemists unravel the complicated mysteries of the epigenetic code to find a culprit in cancer development.
Clockworks

Clockworks

Sixteen years after scientists found the genes that control the circadian clock in all cells, the lab of UNC’s Aziz Sancar discovers the mechanisms responsible for keeping our internal clocks in ...
Just Add Liver

Just Add Liver

A tale of viruses, stem cells, and global health
Your Brain on Electricity

Your Brain on Electricity

Something much subtler than ECT could be the new way to treat mental illness.
The Two-Photon Future

The Two-Photon Future

UNC neuroscientist Spencer Smith creates a new kind of microscope to study the brain like never before.
The Root of the Problem

The Root of the Problem

What is food insecurity? And why is it an issue in an agricultural state like North Carolina?
Grow your own way

Grow your own way

UNC researchers are helping Warren County officials find ways to boost local business without sacrificing their rural quality of life.
The Signal and the Noise

The Signal and the Noise

Henrik Dohlman discovered why seemingly identical cells might react differently to the drugs we use to battle diseases.