A 3D printer is the first to use light and oxygen to synthesize materials from a pool of liquid, reimagining a technology that could bring 3D printing into mainstream manufacturing.
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Industries have pursued technologies that minimize the energy and resources necessary to make products in order to lower costs and fulfill consumer demand for "greener" manufacturing.
Chemistry doctoral student Sara Turner is working to bring North Carolina to the forefront of this growing industry.... Read More »
Peter Higgs, professor emeritus in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh, was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during a ceremony at the University of Edinburgh on March 3.... Read More »
When it comes to fighting disease, bacteria do it better. Not just antibiotics, but immunosuppressants, anti-fungal creams, some drugs for malaria, and many anti-cancer agents come from compounds made by bacteria.
“Bacteria don’t get malaria. They don’t get cancer,” says UNCbiologist Elizabeth Shank. “We don’t really know what bacteria are doing when they make these things.”... Read More »
The moment of birth marks the beginning of a beautiful, lifelong relationship between a baby and the billions of microbes that will soon colonize his or her gastrointestinal tract. In a study published today in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection... Read More »
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