North Carolina is still trying to convince the NCAA that their investigation into the paper classes given by the university’s African-American Studies Department is not, in fact, an NCAA matter. On Thursday afternoon, the University released their response to the NCAA’s third iteration of the Notice of Allegations, and the core argument in that response […]
(University of North Carolina Health Care) Using fruit flies, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers discovered a cascade of molecular signals that program gene activity to drive the fly from one stage of maturation to the next, like a baby turning into an adult. Show More Summary
Rashad McCants was selected 14th overall in the 2005 NBA Draft. Following a stellar career at the University of North Carolina, the shooting guard only lasted four seasons in the NBA, only averaging double figure points in two of those...Show More Summary
As a kid, high school junior Jahmir Smith never had a dream college. But for a number of universities, he’s their dream student. The 17-year-old North Carolina native has already been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools and has...Show More Summary
(North Carolina State University) A recent analysis of research into how so-called 'sexting' may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity -- but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.
Following up on my previous posts (links below): News & Observer, The GOP Crafts a Message to UNC, With a Chain Saw: The state Senate took a chain saw to the University of North Carolina law school this month, cutting nearly a third of the state appropriation for one of...
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam George Mason University men’s swimming and diving program will add Dylan Peck of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Bradley Downs of Winterville, North Carolina to the roster beginning in the fall of 2017. Read the full story on SwimSwam: George Mason Picks Up Dylan Peck and Bradley Downs for 2017-18
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Will Chan from Davidson, North Carolina, has made a verbal commitment to swim for the University of Michigan’s class of 2022. Read the full story on SwimSwam: North Carolina Record-Holder Will Chan Verbally Commits to Michigan
(University of North Carolina Health Care) It's a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and the amount of bone in a matter of weeks.
In 2012, artist Sherrill Roland received a call from a detective with a warrant for his arrest. Roland was an art student at the time, preparing to begin graduate school at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Roland, whoShow More Summary
(North Carolina State University) A recent study finds that 'moral enhancement technologies' -- which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior -- are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.
(University of North Carolina Health Care) A special issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases focuses solely on HIV eradication and is edited by the director of the UNC HIV Cure Center in Chapel Hill.
(North Carolina State University) Medical and biomedical engineering researchers have published research on how the knees of pigs compare to human knees at various stages of maturity -- a finding that will advance research by this group and others on injury treatment in young people.
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Jack Franzman of Zionsville Community High School and Zionsville Swim Club has handed North Carolina State University men’s swimming and diving team its first verbal commitment for the class of 2022. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Zionsville Sprinter Jack Franzman Verbally Commits to NC State for ’18
(University of North Carolina Health Care) A landmark study led by UNC School of Medicine researchers has identified the first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa and has revealed that there may also be metabolic underpinnings to this potentially deadly illness.
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam We’ve seen a flurry of verbal commitments to North Carolina State University’s class of 2022 over the past several days.... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Nate Mullens Latest Swimmer to Commit to NC State Early for 2018
Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may have developed a rudimentary artificial pancreas capable of releasing insulin in response to real-time changes in blood glucose content. Their technique involves attaching a modified form of insulin to glucosamine, a chemical that binds to glucose transporters on red blood […]
Researchers at North Carolina State University developed a children’s toy simpler way to study an object in three dimensions. The prototype Captive input system—a cube with colored corners of specific shapes, tracked by […] The post Colorful Cube Makes Human-Computer Interaction Child’s Play appeared first on Geek.com.
Robin Attas, assistant professor of music at Elon University, North Carolina, is heading back to Canada after her husband, Nicolás Narváez Soza, was subjected to racist treatment. ‘We feel insecure,’ she says. She talks about it here. Photo by Oliver Fischer | ENN
A judge says the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill does not have to release the names of students and employees that its administrative procedures determined were responsible for … Click to Continue »