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Sleep for Cells

Sleep for Cells

With new funding, a UNC startup is poised to halt the most devastating effects of chemotherapy. ...
Kids’ Chronic Care

Kids’ Chronic Care

Imagine taking five or ten medications a day—before you even graduate high school. An undergrad researcher helps young adults transition to managing their own care. ...
Another Breastfeeding Benefit

Another Breastfeeding Benefit

Gut bacteria reveal that exclusively breastfed babies are better equipped for the transition to solids. ...
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. ...