Ramona Denby-Brinson has spent the last 30 years keeping children out of the foster system and in the homes of relatives.
A new NASA satellite is recording the first global survey of Earth’s water cycle with unprecedented accuracy — and Tamlin Pavelsky is verifying its data from North Carolina to New Zealand.
Nicholas Lauersdorf studies diverse systems with rich behaviors.
Ric Colacito’s research suggests that, in the worst-case scenario, rising temperatures could reduce U.S. economic growth by up to one-third over the next century.
Carolina chemists have created a technology that can split water into its component parts, opening the door to more options for alternative energy.
Lilly Papell studies the mighty mechanisms of tardigrades.
Cassandra R. Davis has dedicated her career to reframing the conversation around disaster relief, advocating for the marginalized groups that struggle to recover.
When natural hazards destroy homes and livelihoods, where do people go? Clark Gray searches for them using data.
From India to Flint, Michigan, Siddhartha Roy has seen what happens when water resources are insufficient and is pushing to drastically reduce lead in drinking water by 2040.
Ken Tianyuan Ge studies the labor and capitalism of musicians on cruise ships.