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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.
Lobbying America

Lobbying America

A time when business decided to fight back—and change the country’s political landscape
A new way to control diabetes

A new way to control diabetes

The EndoBarrier could help many people control their type 2 diabetes without drugs or surgery.
The Birth Defects Detective

The Birth Defects Detective

Andy Olshan is trying to solve some of the saddest mysteries of medicine.
Chasing Pac-Man

Chasing Pac-Man

Two UNC researchers design a biological test to individualize chemotherapy.
The Genetics of Drug Side Effects

The Genetics of Drug Side Effects

UNC School of Medicine’s William Valdar and James Crowley lead a quest to discover the genetic underpinnings of drug side effects.