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A team of researchers and physicians led by Professor Ron Alterovitz in UNC’s computer science department has demonstrated, for the first time, a robotic needle capable of autonomously maneuvering through intricate lung tissue while avoiding obstacles and important lung structures.
A new NASA satellite is recording the first global survey of Earth’s water cycle with unprecedented accuracy — and Tamlin Pavelsky is verifying its data from North Carolina to New Zealand.
Jeff Olander’s experiences at BeAM inspired him to create Accessibility in Making (AiM), a collaborative community of disabled Makers working together to solve accessibility problems.
When natural hazards destroy homes and livelihoods, where do people go? Geographer Clark Gray searches for them using data.
UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke scholars have received a five-year, $25.3 million National Institute of Aging (NIA) award to address gaps in our understanding of potential risks for Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease- related dementias (AD/ADRD).
Incoming doctoral student Ruitian Yan wants to help vulnerable communities safely manage their risks, including financial.
The Center for Public Engagement with Science gets North Carolinians involved in UNC-Chapel Hill research — including a unique project with NASA that educates volunteers about lakes in their own communities. Tamlin Pavelsky in the College is involved in one of the projects.