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The Lab of the Future is here

December 22, 2021

The next-generation laboratory made for modern learning and chemistry laboratory training has arrived. The Lab of the Future sets the pace for the future of undergraduate laboratory spaces at Carolina Chemistry.

It Runs in the Family

August 23, 2021

Psychologists Eric and Jen Youngstrom both joined UNC-Chapel Hill faculty in 2006. Through their research and global travels, their daughters Diane and Kay have developed a love of science, immense school spirit, and a deep desire to help the world.

Developing polymers that mimic chameleon skin

March 29, 2018

Biological materials have complex mechanical properties that are difficult to reproduce using synthetic materials. An international team of researchers, led by UNC-Chapel Hill chemist Sergei Sheiko, has produced a biocompatible synthetic material that behaves like biological tissues and changes color when it changes shape — like chameleon skin. The research appears in the March 30 issue of Science.