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A first-of-its-kind study from Kenan-Flagler shows that firms in states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic are more likely to invest in automation, as well as see less long-term growth.
The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention was awarded a $3.8 million grant to study how the Med-South program, which combines aspects of the Mediterranean diet with the taste preferences of Southerners, can help with weight loss.
Carolina biologists have found evidence that poison arrow frogs use sophisticated navigation and spatial recall to navigate their rainforest home. Their findings provide further clues about the evolution of spatial cognition in vertebrates.
What do Jeopardy! and Siri have in common? Complex interactions between computers and people, especially in how tricky phrasing can mislead both. SILS professor Paul Jones gives his two cents on researching that relationship for WRAL.