UNC scientists Charles Carter, Qi Zhang, and Abigail Knight were awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on Earth begin? They also hope to enhance our understanding of important cellular processes … Continued
Philosophers and psychologists have pondered whether religion makes us good or bad for years. Thanks to researchers from Kurt Gray’s Deepest Beliefs lab, a framework has been developed to understand how religion can encourage both moral and immoral behaviors, sometimes … Continued
More than 60 percent of electricity in the Arab Gulf is consumed by air conditioning, but how has the technology impacted infrastructure, culture, and the environment of the region? Doctoral student Marwa Koheji conducted field research in Bahrain to find … Continued
The UNC Carolina Population Center has received two five-year-grants, totaling $38.2 million, that together will fund Wave VI of Add Health — the largest, most comprehensive nationally representative and longitudinal study of the health of adolescents ever undertaken in the United States.
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health professor Courtney Woods, who studies environmental justice and its ties to public health, relied on community-sourced concerns to guide her research into water sources contaminated by landfills and factory farms in Sampson County, … Continued
A new set of dashboards from North Carolina Institute for Public Health, housed in Gillings School of Global Public Health, will give local health officials estimates on demand for the vaccine in each phase to help improve local planning for … Continued