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UNC Hero Luke Maye Gets Standing Ovation In Class ... Hours After Game-Winning Shot (VIDEO)

This is amazing... the University of North Carolina player who hit the game-winning shot against Kentucky was IN CLASS hours after the game... and got a standing ovation from his classmates. Luke Maye was in his Business 101 class on Monday when…

UNC to Create and Test Injectable Long-Acting Implant to Prevent HIV/AIDS

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new implantable drug delivery system for long-lasting HIV-prevention.

UNC to create and test injectable long-acting implant to prevent HIV/AIDS

(University of North Carolina Health Care) Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new implantable drug delivery system for long-lasting HIV-prevention.

Poor oral health and food scarcity major contributors to malnutrition in older adults

(University of North Carolina Health Care) A new study by UNC School of Medicine researchers suggests that food scarcity and poor oral health are major risk factors for malnutrition that leads an older adult -- already at high risk of functional decline, decreased quality of life, and increased mortality -- to land in the emergency department.

Study examines birth outcomes for adolescent & young adult cancer survivors

(The JAMA Network Journals) A new article published online by JAMA Oncology from Hazel B. Nichols, Ph.D., Chelsea Anderson, M.P.H., and coauthors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill used a data linkage between the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry and state birth certificate files to examine selected birth outcomes. Show More Summary

The Mechanism of Mucus: Discovery Could Lead to Better Cystic Fibrosis Treatments

University of North Carolina scientists found that mucin proteins, which make mucus thick and sticky, fail to unfold properly in the airways of people with cystic fibrosis. And they found the lack of water in the lung can trigger the misfolding mucins.

The mechanism of mucus: Discovery could lead to better cystic fibrosis treatments

(University of North Carolina Health Care) University of North Carolina scientists found that mucin proteins, which make mucus thick and sticky, fail to unfold properly in the airways of people with cystic fibrosis. And they found the lack of water in the lung can trigger the misfolding mucins.

School choice advocate Allison joins UNC governing board

A longtime North Carolina school choice advocate is joining the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. The Senate voted unanimously Thursday for Darrell Allison to serve out the final … Click to Continue »

How Christians Do March Madness

Two Reformed schools demonstrate an important lesson in rivalry. A few years ago, an ESPN poll ranked the biggest rivalries in college basketball. Of course, Duke University and the University of North Carolina topped the list. ThenShow More Summary

UNC researchers make discovery that could increase plant yield in wake of looming phosph

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant's roots harvest a vital nutrient with limited global supply. The nutrient, phosphate, makes it to the plant's roots, helping the plant increase its yield.

Researchers make discovery that could increase plant yield in wake of looming phosph

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant's roots harvest a vital nutrient with limited global supply. The nutrient, phosphate, makes it to the plant's roots, helping the plant increase its yield.

'No fat' or 'no sugar' label equals no guarantee of nutritional quality

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Terms such as no-fat or no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt on food packaging may give consumers a sense of confidence before they purchase, but these claims rarely reflect the actual nutritional quality of the food, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mara Thacker | Movers & Shakers 2017 – Community Builders

CURRENT POSITION South Asian Studies Librarian & Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Libraries DEGREE MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010 FAST FACT Thacker studies West African dance and...Show More Summary

Jesse Vieau | Movers & Shakers 2017 – Community Builders

CURRENT POSITION Teen Services Librarian, Madison Public Library, WI DEGREE MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2007 FOLLOW teenbubbler.org; madisonbubbler (Instagram) Photo by Faisal Abdu’allah Justice Maker “I’m actually happy I’m in jail right now!” is one of the statements Jesse Vieau has heard from the teens he works with through Making Justice, an […]

Sara Trettin | Movers & Shakers 2017 – Digital Developers

CURRENT POSITION Policy Advisor, Lead for Digital Engagement, Open Education, and Libraries, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology, Washington, DC DEGREE MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013...Show More Summary

Paper pumps power portable microfluidics, biomedical devices

Biomedical engineering researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed inexpensive paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices, opening the door to a range of biomedical tools.

Open Letter: Against the blacklisting of activists and writers

The cancellation of a lecture by journalist Rania Khalek, who was invited to speak on the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill campus by Students for Justice in Palestine on February 27, 2017, raises important issues of tactics and strategy within movements for social change. Show More Summary

Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid

(University of North Carolina Health Care) A national research network led by UNC School of Medicine's Joseph Piven, M.D., found that many toddlers diagnosed with autism at two years of age had a substantially greater amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at six and 12 months of age, before diagnosis is possible. Show More Summary

Cerebrospinal Fluid Shows Promise as Autism Biomarker

Researchers from the UC Davis MIND Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC) and other institutions have found that altered distribution of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in high-risk infants can predict whether they will develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study appears today in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

Cerebrospinal fluid shows promise as autism biomarker

(University of California - Davis Health System) Researchers from the UC Davis MIND Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC) and other institutions have found that altered distribution of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in high-risk infants can predict whether they will develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study appears March 6 in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

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