Natural Sciences & Mathematics
“Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World that Cares Too Much about the Wrong Kinds of Relationships” is the 2018 selection for the Carolina Summer Reading Program. The book is written by UNC-Chapel Hill Psychology Professor Mitch Prinstein.
ideas of masculinity. (photo by Kristen Chavez) Morehead-Cain scholars Aditi Adhikari and Rishika Reddy spent two months in rural Nicaragua last summer working on a curriculum to help young boys develop a healthy idea of masculinity. They were among nearly 200 students presenting their research in poster and panel sessions at the 19th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research.
UNC researchers unveil new information about what goes on in the rush-hour-like environment of a living cell
New paper in Science shows that RNAs help certain molecules come together in liquid-like protected compartments, information that could have implications for understanding neurodegenerative diseases.
UNC-Chapel Hill study finds genetic evidence that magnetic navigation guides loggerhead sea turtles home
New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides valuable insight into the navigation and nesting behaviors of loggerhead sea turtles that could inform future conservation efforts. Loggerhead sea turtles that nest on beaches with similar magnetic fields are genetically similar to one another, according to a new study by UNC-Chapel Hill biologists Kenneth J. Lohmann and … Continued
A group of 40 high school students from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics visited several UNC-Chapel Hill biomechanic labs on April 11 to learn more about the emerging field, which uses tools from engineering to understand and improve the structure and function of biological systems.
A community-based partnership to reduce heart disease, a mentorship program for high school students and a program to protect victims from their abusers are some of the projects recognized at the 2018 Public Service Awards celebration on April 9.
Performance artist Marina Tsaplina, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes since she was 2, attempted to unpack the question — What does art do, and why does it matter in medicine? — at a recent event at UNC-Chapel Hill.