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New study from the College and Institute for the Environment finds that urban habitats mitigate coastal flooding impacts
PhD student Anne Smiley led a study that assessed water quality regulation by flooded landscapes in the upper Neuse River Estuary along the N.C. coast and found urban estuarine habitats to be effective at improving water quality.
With $21 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the study led by Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology’s Alison Stuebe will aim to make pregnancy and birth safer for North Carolinians with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
Keely Muscatell discusses her research on the interconnectedness of your mood and inflammatory system. She offers an evolutionary reason as to why being sick may make you feel depressed — and vice versa.