UNCʼs Frank Leibfarth and Wesley Legant are among 10 recipients of this yearʼs prize from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, which awards $600,000 over 4 years to support promising young faculty in the chemical and life sciences.
Viruses and bacteria can sometimes enter beach waters through runoff, accidental sewage spills, and failing septic systems. Beach managers need a fast way to check water quality — something UNC marine scientist Rachel Noble has patented a solution for.
Studies show that when employees feel unfairly treated, they are less productive and less likely to stay with the company. So why does such treatment persist? UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School researcher Elad Sherf explores this topic in a new paper.
A March 2019 brief by Healthy Eating Research states that NAPSACC, a program of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, has the “best evidence for impact” on obesity prevention in young children.
In a small study including smokers, e-cigarette users, and nonsmokers, UNC Center of Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology researchers found that both traditional cigarette smokers and “vapers” were more susceptible to flu.
UNC American studies professor Glenn Hinson speaks with the Warren Record about “Southern Legacies: The Descendants Project,” for which students located and interviewed the descendants of two men lynched in Warren County in 1921.
UNC School of Medicine neuropharmacologist Tom Kash and his lab conducted experiments suggesting a particular brain circuit motivates us to overeat — a potential new target for anti-obesity and binge-eating treatments.
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention receives $3.75 million CDC grant to address the challenge of scaling up the Med-South Lifestyle Program, a Mediterranean dietary pattern for a Southeastern population.