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Trump Taps Lawyer Who Defended North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Hate Law To Run DOJ’s Civil Rights Division

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Talking Points Memo reports: Donald Trump has tapped lawyer John Gore, who defended the University of North Carolina system in a legal challenge over the state’s anti-LGBT law, to be the deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Show More Summary

President Trump Appoints Lawyer Who Defended Discriminatory HB2 to Key Civil Rights Position

President Donald Trump has selected John Gore for a key role in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. Gore is the lawyer who defended the University of North Carolina in a suit challenging the school’s enforcement of the...Show More Summary

Skin Patch Automatically Releases Insulin to Control Blood Sugar

A collaboration between scientists at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry at the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed a novel skin patch that delivers insulin in response to high levels of measured glucose. Show More Summary

Jordan Brand Gifts UNC Basketball Coach Roy Williams Signed Air Jordans

Jordan Brand has been in a giving mood as of late. After just gifting President Obama with a custom Air Jordan 11Lab4, University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams was also blessed with some Jumpman heat, following his 800th career victory last night. After the game against Syracuse, which took place in Chapel […]

U.S. awards millions to local groups fighting militant Islamists, white supremacists

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive more than $850,000 in government funds to fight extremist messaging, making it the recipient of the single biggest grant in … Click to Continue »

Artificial Stem Cells Promote Tissue Healing Minus Side Effects

A collaboration between researchers at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University have apparently created a synthetic mimic of cardiac stem cells. Show More Summary

Should biomedical graduate schools ignore the GRE?

(University of North Carolina Health Care) A research team at the UNC School of Medicine found that the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), which is required for admission to graduate and doctorate programs across the country, is not the best indicator for predicting a student's success while pursuing a doctorate in the experimental life sciences. Show More Summary

Molly Burch releasing 'Please Be Mine' on Captured Tracks (listen), touring with Ought's Tim Darcy

Molly Burch grew up in Los Angeles (her parents both worked in Hollywood) but was interested in music from an early age, attending University of North Carolina in Asheville to study Jazz Vocal Performance. "I was always really interested in singing before songwriting. I didn’t always have the confidence to write"... Continue reading…

The science of baby's first sight

(University of North Carolina Health Care) UNC scientists found more clues about the evolving brains of baby mammals as eyesight comes online. Using an imaging system to get neuron-level resolution, they showed how one specific brain...Show More Summary

UNC’s Mitch Trubisky declares for 2017 NFL Draft

Since teams at the top of the first round already reportedly have the hots for him, there wasn’t much point in Mitch Trubisky hanging around college much longer. The University of North Carolina quarterback announced his intentions to leave school early this morning at The Players Tribune, one of the most #asexpected announcements of the pre-draft season.…

Study characterizes key molecular tool in DNA repair enzymes

(University of North Carolina at Charlotte) Oxidative damage to a cell's DNA is constant and destructive and a complex suite of enzymes have evolved to repair and maintain it. In an important new step in teasing out these complex processes,...Show More Summary

Optogenetics Breakthrough: UNC Scientists Expand the Use of Light to Control Protein Activity in Cells

Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have developed a method to control proteins inside live cells with the flick of a switch, giving researchers an unprecedented tool for pinpointing the causes of disease using the simplest of tools: light.

Anemia protects African children against malaria

(University of North Carolina Health Care) Researchers have found iron deficiency anemia protects children against the blood-stage of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Africa, and treating anemia with iron supplementation removes this protective effect.

Scientists use light to control the logic networks of a cell

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Proteins are the workhorse molecules of life. Among their many jobs, they carry oxygen, build tissue, copy DNA for the next generation, and coordinate events within and between cells. Now...Show More Summary

UNC Catalyst initiative aims to create, share tools to fight rare diseases

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has launched UNC Catlayst with a $2 million grant from the Eshelman Institute for Innovation. The initiative will provide patient groups and rare-disease organizations with the knowledge and research tools to train scientists to create new treatments.

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers use light to launch drugs from red blood cells

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a breakthrough technique that uses light to activate a drug stored in circulating red blood cells so that it is released exactly when and where it is needed.

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 64

This is the grave of Paul Wellstone. Born in Washington, DC in 1944 and educated with a BA and PhD in political science at the University of North Carolina, Wellstone moved to Minnesota in 1969 when he became a professor at Carleton College. He instantly became involved in left-wing politics there, working in the anti-war […]

Don't Blame Stanford's Christian McCaffrey For Sitting Out The Hyundai Sun Bowl; Blame The NCAA

When Stanford University and the University of North Carolina kick off in this afternoon's Hyundai Sun Bowl, the Stanford Cardinal will be without their star running back, Christian McCaffrey. The NFL hopeful is choosing to sit out today's game to prepare for his NFL career. But Stanford University fans should not [...]

Coping with arthritis: What you do isn't associated with how much information you want

(Bentham Science Publishers) Arthritis patients were more likely to be high monitors (health detail oriented) than high blunters (health detail avoidant) in a study led by the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy....Show More Summary

Saturday News: Sad state of the State

4 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

BATTLE LINES TURN N.C.’S MODERATION INTO DISTANT MEMORY (New York Times) — Political chaos has become as much a fixture of life here as the basketball rivalry between Duke and the University of North Carolina: four years of battles,Show More Summary

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