When newspapers cut costs, the quality of reporting decreases — and the paper makes a profit. But is this sustainable? Check out this WRAL article, which cites studies by the School of Media and Journalism, to find out more.
Can dance help people with diabetes? An undergrad Bollywood-fusion dance group wanted to find out. Through an eight-week workshop, they worked with adults to quantitatively assess the effect of dance on body image — and found some neat results.
From the battlefields of Iraq to the farmlands of Uganda, Ross Boyce doesn’t back down from a problem. Check out this article about this UNC researcher who received $1 million from the NIH last year to combat malaria.
For 33 years, UNC sociologists followed almost 4,500 women to assess their outlook on having children. The study found that those who did not expect to have children in their early 20s were less likely to later in life.
Climate change may hurt growth of the U.S. economy by reducing productivity, a first-of-its-kind study from the Kenan-Flagler Business School reports. Under current trends, the annual growth rate of nominal GDP could fall 1.2%.
In an article for the New York Times, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention analyst Erik Willis discusses his findings that suggest people who work out in the mornings may lose more weight than late-day exercisers.