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The NCGENE Genies

The NCGENE Genies

Navigating the ethical issues and medical uncertainty of genomic sequencing
Comprehending Chemotaxis

Comprehending Chemotaxis

James Bear uncovers the intricate mechanisms that allow certain cells to move, discoveries with implications for cancer metastasis.
A Nobel Win

A Nobel Win

Aziz Sancar attributes his award-winning success to those who collaborated with him over the years.
Will Work for Water

Will Work for Water

From New Jersey to North Carolina to Ghana, an undergraduate researcher follows her passion to improve access to clean water.
Better Backseat Drivers

Better Backseat Drivers

The UNC Highway Research Safety Center pushes parents to be a driving force.
Come Hell or High Water

Come Hell or High Water

How one UNC researcher aims to limit flood risk through floodplain buyouts.
Sparking IDEAs in the Geosciences

Sparking IDEAs in the Geosciences

Most young scientists don't get the opportunity to do field work until college. The UNC Environmental Resources summer program is working to change that.
Files for Miles: Body Cams Cause Big Data Problems

Files for Miles: Body Cams Cause Big Data Problems

Requiring police officers to wear cameras isn’t quite as simple as it sounds.
Cigarettes: The Big Picture

Cigarettes: The Big Picture

Will graphic warnings motivate people to quit smoking?
Election Selection

Election Selection

Around the world, Andy Reynolds helps new democracies live up to the name.
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.