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Fat of the Bone

Fat of the Bone

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

The Business of Bugs

Microbes bring agricultural biotechnology to the Triangle.
It’s the Mucins that Matter

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.

Stop the pain before it starts

UNC researchers have discovered a new target for chronic pain treatment.
The birds and the bees—in text messages

The birds and the bees—in text messages

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

Better than Bulkheads

Where N.C. rivers meet the sea, oysters can protect the land, fish, and human habitat.
Will Big Science Cure AIDS?

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.
Saving Community Journalism

Saving Community Journalism

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

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.
The Shedding Effect

The Shedding Effect

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

A Fair Sentence

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

Running the Numbers

What would the United States look like if every American were a runner? Mizuno asked the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School to find out.