An international consortium of scientists, including UNC’s Karl Castillo, has created the first-ever common framework for comparing research findings on coral bleaching — a major crisis that impacts coastline protection, tourism, and the habitat of 25 percent of the world’s marine species — to help tackle the urgent issue.
With a continued surge in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and around the world, clinical trials are showing some vaccines are 95 percent effective. UNC Health infectious disease expert Cindy Gay, who leads the Moderna clinical trial at Carolina, shares what scientists do and don’t know about these vaccines.
UNC applied physicist Daphne Klotsa studies swarms — systems that exhibit emergent collective and cooperative behavior such as flocks of birds, schools of fish, and crowds of people — to engineer similar systems composed of moving parts, from self-propelled nanoparticles … Continued
For 20 years the North Carolina Botanical Garden has been a member of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, an underground seed bank that protects 2.4 billion seeds from all across the planet. Read more about their programs and success in … Continued