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Popular University suggests this famous holiday is OFFENSIVE

The University of North Carolina released a list of microaggressions. The list of microaggressions includes typical things you might hear in normal everyday conversations, but now some of those topics

Researchers devise new tool to measure polarization of light

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new tool for detecting and measuring the polarization of light based on a single spatial sampling of the light, rather than the multiple samples required by previous technologies. Show More Summary

A collective of Kik kreepers

22-year-old Steven Robertson of Camp Lejeune was arrested by police in Jacksonville, North Carolina, for allegedly soliciting sex from a 13-year-old girl on Kik and sending the girl a picture of his junk. 27-year-old University of Oregon student Aryavong ‘Aaron’ Khounlavouth is accused of allegedly using Kik to trade child porn. Show More Summary

Robots Podcast #162: Stiquito, with James Conrad

Link to audio file (24:11)In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews James Conrad, professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, about the history of the autonomous walking robot, Stiquito. Stiquito is a small, inexpensive hexapod (i.e., si... Continue reading ?

Cups for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose innovative projects are inspiring participants to think about the future of both themselves and the world. University of North Carolina students brand cups with essential messaging while down the coast in Florida, youth upcycle canisters as wastebaskets. Show More Summary

These Departments At UNC Chapel Hill Have Zero Republican Professors

Professors at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are 12 times more likely to be a registered Democrat than a registered Republican, The...

New Coating for Ortho Implants Improves Bone Integration

A partnership between researchers at North Carolina State University, Cambridge University, and University of Texas at San Antonio has developed a coating for PEEK polymer implants that significantly improves osseointegration of bone tissue with the material. Show More Summary

UNC Scientist Receives Global Science Award for Innovative Heart Disease Research

A University of North Carolina School of Medicine scientist has been awarded an inaugural global award from Science and Science Translational Medicine and Boyalife for her research in healing damaged heart muscle.

Researchers find better way to 'herd' electrons in solar fuel devices

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered a new way to optimize electron transfer in semi-conductors used in solar fuel solutions. The finding, published today in Nature Chemistry, could have a big impact on devices that convert sunlight into electricity and fuel. read more

Trump's Supporters May Be The Real Puppetmasters Of His Hateful Campaign

Scenes from Donald Trump's rally at the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina Tuesday will keep the writer Jared Sexton, who teaches at Georgia Southern University, awake at night. It wasn't just the cries of "Bitch!" (for Hillary Clinton) or, "The gays had it coming" (for the Orlando shooting victims) that rattled Sexton. Show More Summary

The UFO Underground: Breakaway Civilizations and Inner Earth Mysteries

Many decades ago, when the construction of the library facilities at Western Carolina University near Cullowhee, North Carolina, had been underway, a local story tells of the discovery of an underground chamber, in which the bodies of what appeared to be a number of Native Americans were found....

WATCH: Pre-Draft Workouts: Brice Johnson - June 13 ,2016

Brice Johnson from University of North Carolina spoke with the media following his pre-draft workout on Monday. Raptors.com draft coverage is powered by IBM.

North Carolina Pastor Puts Brock Turner in His Place

A North Carolina man has said to Brock Turner and his misguided father exactly what the rest of the world would like to say. As previously detailed, the 20-year old former Stanford University student was found guilty in March on three...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Extremism is Blamed for Hate Speech

Oh, University of North Carolina, please don’t be blind ideologues and not correct a communications professor who said that hate speech is derived from right-wing extremism. Photo by Melinda ….

Students Fill A Gap In Mental Health Care For Immigrants

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Patricia Becerril comes to Bethesda Health Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, every other week. And it’s a slog. “It takes her two hours to get here,” said Katherine Wilkin, a University of North Ca...

Cancer patients miss appointments, prescriptions due to inability to afford care

CHAPEL HILL-Financial pressures kept cancer patients from filling prescription medications and attending their doctors' visits, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers found in a new study. More...Show More Summary

Merge Records to Pay Tribute to David Bowie, Brian Eno, Philip Glass with Concert

Merge Records has announced a one-off concert at the University of North Carolina titled “Heroes Tribute: A Celebration of the Music of Philip Glass, David Bowie, and Brian Eno.” The show will take place on February 3, 2017. In honor of Glass' 80th birthday, the UNC Symphony Orchestra will perform “Symphony No. Show More Summary

NC Senator Wanted to Drop Tuition at State HBCUs to $500. How’d He Get Labeled a Racist?

North Carolina state Sen. Tom Apodaca claimed he was only trying to make tuition at some of the state’s historically black colleges and universities affordable when he proposed Senate Bill 873 which would’ve dropped tuition to $500 a semester. But the North Carolina NAACP said that the Republican senator’s bill was a shady attempt to […]

Wearables made to warn of asthma attacks

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

People with serious asthma already know to avoid certain activities or situations, but even then, attacks can still occur. That's why scientists at North Carolina State University are developing a wearable early warning system known as the Health and Environmental Tracker (HET). Show More Summary

Multi-Parameter Sensor System Aims to Predict, Prevent Asthma Attacks

At North Carolina State University researchers are working on a wearable system that may help predict the onset of asthma attacks, letting patients avoid risky places and situations. The so-called Health and Environmental Tracker (HET) consists of a wrist-worn device, a stick-on chest patch, and a spirometer. Show More Summary

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