In response to two recent, major rockfall events at Yosemite’s El Capitan — a rock formation extremely popular with climbers — UNC geological sciences professor Allen Glazner talks about what causes rockslides and why “nature always wins.”
A program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills also improves symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 3- to 8-year-olds, according to researchers at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.
Students in North Carolina are about to get their own Magic School Bus. Ten Boys and Girls Clubs throughout the state will spend a week with an interactive science vehicle through a partnership with the Morehead Planetarium and GlaxoSmithKline.
Cardiologists struggle to regenerate healthy heart cells after a heart attack — so the muscles there stay damaged. But a team of UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a way to reprogram scar tissue cells, transforming them into healthy heart muscle cells.
Waru Gichane is a PhD student in the Department of Health Behavior within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on the individual, interpersonal, and institutional barriers women face in achieving optimal sexual and reproductive health.
On September 25, UNC celebrated the one-year anniversary of Three Zeros — Carolina’s initiative to reduce the campus’ environmental footprint through net zero water usage, zero waste to landfills, and net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Babies with autism show behavioral and brain features that differ from those of babies with language delay. These findings from a new UNC School of Medicine study hint at different biological origins for autism and language delay.
The UNC System recently announced three new Research Opportunities Initiative (UNC ROI) grants worth a total of $6.2 million to teams from six universities in the UNC system. Two have been awarded to UNC principal investigators Alexander Tropsha and Jinsong Huang.