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Chapel Hill entrepreneur wants to make solar mainstream with 'Solar Trees'

RALEIGH — A Chapel Hill upstart is trying to get the word out about solar, and it’s using an extremely visible invention as its mouthpiece. “Before [solar] becomes mainstream, it has to be a lot more familiar to people,” says Spotlight Solar CEO Craig Merrigan. Show More Summary

Virginia to Travel to Chapel Hill for Annual Battle with UNC Tar Heels

By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Fresh off of a medal-earning summer in Rio, Leah Smith will lead the Virginia women into the 2016-17 season in her senior year. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Virginia to Travel to Chapel Hill for Annual Battle with UNC Tar Heels

Allen Artis Accused of Rape by UNC Student

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Delaney Robinson will hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss allegations she was raped by UNC junior linebacker Allen Artis in February. According to, Robinson will "discuss...Show More Summary

Take Out the Books | The User Experience

The Inter-Faith Council (IFC) in Chapel Hill, NC, in fall 2015 opened the doors to its new residential men’s shelter, the Community House. Included in the new building was a room designated as the shelter’s library. Seemingly within minutes of its existence, generous book donations had filled the small space, but the residents didn’t use it. Show More Summary

The 13 Hottest Restaurants in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill

Where to eat in the Research Triangle Today Eater returns to North Carolina's Research Triangle — Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill — to focus on 13 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. This time around foodShow More Summary

Blood cancer treatment may age immune cells as much as 30 years

CHAPEL HILL -- Certain cancer treatments are known to take a toll on patients, causing side effects like fatigue, nausea and hair loss. Now, scientists are investigating whether some treatments can cause another long-term side effect: premature aging of important disease-fighting cells. read more

Science Proves It

Prof. William Snider, a neurologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains why there are so few Republicans on his faculty: It’s because Republicans hate science. Republicans hate science

Study finds links between physicians setting cancer care guidelines and drug industry

CHAPEL HILL - Nearly nine out of 10 physicians and researchers who helped develop a leading set of cancer care guidelines in the United States reported financial ties to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study found. read more

Researchers question process for reviewing coverage of 'off label' cancer drug use

CHAPEL HILL - A group of University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers is calling for an overhaul of the process that determines which cancer drugs used off-label -- or beyond their approved use -- are reimbursed by federally-funded health insurance in the United States. read more

How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?

CHAPEL HILL, NC - More than 100 million people worldwide take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Prozac and Zoloft, to treat depression, anxiety and related conditions, but these drugs have a common and mysterious side effect: they can worsen anxiety in the first few weeks of use, which leads many patients to stop treatment. Show More Summary

UVM cancels basketball game at UNC over HB2 law

The University of Vermont athletic department cancels women's hoops game against ACC powerhouse in Chapel Hill.        

Majority of parents support HPV vaccination requirements for school, but with opt-outs

CHAPEL HILL-Requiring students to get vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, to enter school could prevent many cancers linked to the virus, but University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that many parents only support such requirements with opt-out provisions that could make the laws less effective. read more

Roadblocks to Research: UNC Bioethicist Addresses Lack of HIV Studies in Pregnant Women

CHAPEL HILL, NC -UNC School of Medicine's Anne Lyerly is addressing the urgent need for effective HIV prevention and treatment for the estimated 1.5 million women worldwide with HIV who give birth each year. Lyerly, associate director...Show More Summary

A Chapel Hill Charmer — House Call

(Image credit: Grace Camblos Media) Name: Abby & Chris Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina These pictures are from the first home my husband Chris and I shared together in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in a really pretty neighborhood called Glen Lennox. Show More Summary

New anti-HIV medication provides protection for women and infants

Chapel Hill, NC - HIV remains a major health concern for women and children globally. Worldwide, the majority of new HIV infections occur in young women. Each year, 1.5 million women living with HIV become pregnant. Without effective treatment, up to 45 percent of HIV-infected mothers will transmit the virus to their child, usually through breastfeeding. read more

UNC Response To NCAA Allegations: Stick To Sports

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

A day after sending the document to the NCAA, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has made public its 73-page response to the NCAA. Read more...

No dream: Electric brain stimulation during sleep can boost memory

CHAPEL HILL, NC - When you sleep, your brain is busy storing and consolidating things you learned that day, stuff you'll need in your memory toolkit tomorrow, next week, or next year. For many people, especially those with neurological conditions, memory impairment can be a debilitating symptom that affects every-day life in profound ways. Show More Summary

Insurance, distance to care can be barriers to breast reconstruction

CHAPEL HILL - Women were less likely to have breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy if they had Medicaid or Medicare rather than private insurance or if they lived 10 or more miles from a plastic surgeon's office, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found. read more

NC creamery recalls cheeses linked to at least 100 Salmonella cases

The Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, is recalling all of its cheese products because they have been linked to a growing Salmonella outbreak in North Carolina and elsewhere. A local county health officer told Food Safety News on Thursday that the outbreak has sickened at least 50 people in North Carolina and about the same number in other states,... Continue Reading

North Carolina Home with the Ultimate Environmentalist Cred

This comfortable and stylish family home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina received major environmentalist cred recently by going net positive.  Architect Arielle Condoret Schechter said that the home was producing $22 more energy per month than it consumed at the time of her report on the project. Show More Summary

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