UNC city and regional planning professor Roberto Quercia shares how the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the inequities in the Triangle’s housing market, noting job loss and overall negative impacts on the region’s economy, increased housing instability, and negative impacts on child development.
Sing Wai Wong is a third-year periodontology resident in the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. He studies how autophagy — the process by which the body cleans out damaged cells to regenerate new, healthy cells — affects bone loss in … Continued
Ovul Sezer approaches the pandemic with practicality — and a light heart. As a UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School researcher, she focuses on changing people’s behavior, a huge topic during this public health crisis. As a standup comedian, she’s learned how to discuss such topics in a lighthearted way.
New COVID-19 vaccines have been proven to keep people from getting sick. But no one knows yet whether they will keep vaccinated people from spreading the coronavirus to others. In a new clinical trial, Carolina experts will test whether vaccinated people can spread coronavirus to others.
Scientists still don’t fully understand why men and women experience and respond to pain differently, but a new study from UNC School of Medicine researcher Thomas Kash shows how neurons use dopamine to regulate pain differently in males and females … Continued