Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Three Carolina faculty members share the ways they keep our water healthy and clean, preserve marine life and work toward a sustainable future.
UNC’s Ronit Freeman is working to understand how Omicron’s mutations make it the most infectious variant yet. A new paper examines how the increased positive charge on the surface of spike proteins of variants is affecting the virus’ interactions with its receptors.
The new detector will have direct applications to consumer electronics, sensors, optical communication and radiation detection.
Charlotte Dorn, a Morehead-Cain Scholar, reflects on how the applied physical sciences minor and BeAM Makerspace program have prepared her for a career as a research and development engineer.
An empowering clinical outreach program at UNC-Chapel Hill offers veterans and first responders new hope through holistic health care.
Jake Otte has been building the skills he needs to launch his career as an electrical engineer through the applied sciences and engineering minor.
As anticipation and anxiety fuel debates about artificial intelligence, UNC’s AI Project brings together scholars from philosophy, computer science and linguistics to explore its implications.