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Folate — Friend or Foe?

UNC Nutrition Research Institute scientists focus on folate, a vitamin once considered critical for health, to learn how much the body needs to function properly ...

Win-Win

The UNC community applauds doctoral candidate Ted Mansfield, who won a Best Paper Award from the Society for Risk Analysis in December for his research on air pollution in the Research Triangle ...

The Need for Seeds

The North Carolina Botanical Garden collects seeds to ecologically restore native plant species after natural disasters strike ...
Photo of a marine iguana on the Galapagos Islands.

On the Front Lines

To better understand the severity of this year’s El Niño, UNC oceanographers traveled to one of the hardest hit places — the Galápagos Islands ...
Photo of multiple spears at the British Parliament in November to talk about their findings on trans people in electoral politics.

The Starting Point

The UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Initiative has published the first worldwide comprehensive report on transgender people serving in elected office. ...
Photo of Heather Patterson King talking to students during a PlayMakers outreach program.

Setting the Stage

A lifelong passion for theatre influences one undergraduate student to research how the art form helps children learning to read ...
Photo of projected Henry Fuchs and Andrew Maimone testing their augmented reality headset that projects a 3D representation of a person into the wearer's view.

The New Social Network

The boom in augmented reality technology could provide easy, 3-D access to friends and family across the globe ...
Graphic of a Venn diagram (over-lapping circles). The three main circles read "Subatomic Matter", "Symmetries", and "Cosmology & Astrophysics." The overlapping center, which included all of these key points reads "Science at the forefront"

Breaking the Silos

Theorists, experimentalists, and computational scientists will come together to answer grand challenge physics questions at UNC-Chapel Hill’s new CoSMS Institute ...
Microscopic image of live C. diff cells.

A Big Bite

How a dinner conversation inspired David Courson to refocus his research on drug-resistant infections ...
Microscopic image of a mouse's T cells.

Team Science for Turner Syndrome

The NC TraCS Institute and a Translational Team Science Award help collaborators uncover what could be the cause of painful chronic ear infections that plague people with chromosomal and genetic ...
Photo of a researcher in a 360 projection room, looking over London.

Off-the-Wall

The Renaissance Computing Institute’s social computing rooms aid researchers and professors ...
Photo at the coast of the Pamlico Sound.

Get Off My Lawn

A UNC researcher strives to give real advice to the Albemarle-Pamlico community about its peskiest neighbor: saltwater ...