Author Archives: Alyssa LaFaro
Worldwide, an estimated 2.4 billion people live without access to an adequate sanitation facility, of which nearly 1 billion have no option other than open defecation. This poses a major public health risk for people and especially women and children. One potential solution is community-led total sanitation … Continued
Mortality risk from opioid overdose has previously been measured in terms of thresholds of risk. Four scientists linked to the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC Injury Prevention Research Center are co-authors on a new cohort study … Continued
Researchers in aging at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a nearly $3.4 million federal grant to examine the inappropriate and excessive use of antipsychotic medications in assisted living communities, with a particular emphasis on … Continued
Recent studies have shown that acidic environments affect the calcification of shellfish and can impair an organism’s ability to process environmental and biological cues. Michael Piehler, associate professor of marine environmental science at the Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead … Continued
A collaboration between researchers at RENCI and the University of Houston means that RENCI’s Breakable Experimental Network (BEN) will be faster and easier to use for scientists with data intensive research problems to solve.