Button: Foundations series
Button: Research Uncovered series
Button: Time and Tenacity series
Photo of Jeff Dangl in the greenhouse.

The Business of Bugs

Microbes bring agricultural biotechnology to the Triangle. ...
A digitally enhanced image of the mucin matrix.

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. ...
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The birds and the bees—in text messages

A journalism PhD student helps market a new kind of sex ed. ...
Close up photo of an oyster reef off the coast of North Carolina.

Better than Bulkheads

Where N.C. rivers meet the sea, oysters can protect the land, fish, and human habitat. ...
Photo of a Malawi woman and her baby.

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. ...
Portrait of Penny Abernathy

Saving Community Journalism

UNC students and faculty help community newspapers in North Carolina and across the country transform their product for the digital age. ...
Photo of three children crouched down, eating food off of plates on the ground.

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. ...
Photo of a baby with an eye infection.

The Shedding Effect

UNC microbiologists pinpoint a gene that makes RSV one of the deadliest infections a baby can get. ...
Split screen photo: left side shows multiple Felony Punishment Chart papers fanned out. Right right shows someone tapping a touch screen that says "Select the offense category to begin. Felony, Misdemeanor, or Drug Trafficking" and the user is selecting "Felony"

A Fair Sentence

Jamie Markham created a mobile app to help N.C. prosecutors, lawyers, and judges determine the correct sentences for criminal offenders. ...
Graphic of a circle with "135M More Victory Beers" and two beers cheering in the middle.

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. ...
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Lobbying America

A time when business decided to fight back—and change the country’s political landscape ...