Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Aobo Li, an award-winning postdoctoral researcher in the department of physics and astronomy, is performing groundbreaking work using machine learning to detect neutrinos that could shed light on the nature … Read more
With groundbreaking research linking social media habits to brain changes, the center also provides career training and public awareness.
Nicolas Pégard and Pedro Sáenz, faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships, among the most prestigious awards given to early-career scientists.
UNC psychologist Sara Algoe and her team are taking a deep dive into what makes couples love, bond and stay happy — together.
The associate professor of applied physical sciences has been recognized as a rising star in chemistry.
Rather than treating a stroke patient in the aftermath of the medical episode, what if a proactive measure was taken? A measure that would help prevent strokes altogether?
UNC researchers James Cahoon and Taylor Teitsworth show how silicon nanowires that can convert light into electricity were engineered to split water into hydrogen and oxygen in a paper published … Read more
Senior Julia Elliott spent a semester learning about coastal ecology and policy with the Park Service at the Outer Banks Field Site.
College of Arts and Sciences and Gillings professors receive one of the most distinguished honors in the scientific community.
Two undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences search for salamanders in western North Carolina — and find so much more.
A research team including Wubin Bai, assistant professor in the department of applied physical sciences, has developed “bloomable” robots, microelectronics that fold to fit inside catheters for more effective and … Read more
Since graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a biomedical engineering degree in 2022, Brian Delany has continued to apply his entrepreneurial mindset and making skills in his new role as manufacturing … Read more
Carolina study shows habitual checking of social media may impact young adolescents’ brain development
The study provides some of the first findings on how social media usage could have long-standing and important consequences on the development of adolescent brains.
Mike Piehler has been contributing to research at Carolina for 25 years. He was recently featured in the Office of UNC Research’s feature “Rooted.”
Geographer Javier Arce-Nazario uses innovative mapping technologies to help communities in the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Rico and beyond.
NASA’s Dec. 15 launch of an eye in the sky to monitor Earth’s water follows 18 years of work by Tamlin Pavelsky, a professor in the College of Arts and … Read more
Three years after applying for C-STEP as a Guilford Community College student, Gerson Aguilera is now just a few days away from becoming the first in his family to graduate … Read more
Graduating senior Meghan Paschall has spent her time at Carolina studying science and working as a CNA in UNC Hospitals to prepare herself for a future career in medicine.
RYOBI Tools, a product line known for innovative and versatile design, has outfitted the campus makerspaces with a range of tools and equipment.
A new paper sheds light on the nature of atomic nuclei.