Mysterious Eels Travel Thousands of Miles

August 17, 2018

Lewis Naisbett-Jones, a graduate student in the UNC Department of Biology, discusses his research on American eels and whether they use magnetic fields to navigate their way through aquatic habitats.

Why Are So Many Women Dying in Childbirth?

August 17, 2018

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Sarah Verbiest is a guest on “Charlotte Talks,” which discusses USA Today’s investigation that found the U.S. is the “most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world.”

The Habits of Successful People

August 17, 2018

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School researcher Bradley Staats, author of “Never Stop Learning,” says these 4 things will help you achieve success at work.

Woman in Science: Thu-Mai Christian

August 15, 2018

Thu-Mai Christian is the assistant director for archives at the Odum Institute for Social Science. She researches how to make data management and sharing integral to normative research practice.

Nanospheres May Provide Alternative to Heart-Attack Surgery

August 15, 2018

Ashley Brown, assistant professor in the joint department of biomedical engineering with NC State, discusses research that uses porous hydrogel nanospheres to dissolve clots that could otherwise result in a heart attack. 

What It Means to Be Popular

August 9, 2018

Listen to Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Mitch Prinstein discuss his research on popularity, explain the different forms of popularity, and why it doesn’t always pay to be the most popular on Well Said, UNC’s official storytelling podcast.

Woman in Science: Penny Gordon-Larsen

August 8, 2018

Penny Gordon-Larsen is a professor and associate chair for research in the Department of Nutrition within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on understanding, preventing, and treating obesity and its associated cardiometabolic diseases.

Why More Sharks Are a Good Thing

August 6, 2018

UNC marine scientists catch sharks of all sizes and varieties to help track the health of the predators that lurk in the mid-Atlantic and learn how they reflect the health of the ocean and its ecosystems.