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Suck It Dudes. Science Proves Women Are Better Coders.

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Guys may loudly rule the dark corners of the internet and be considered the “computer nerds,” but according to a new paper from Cal Poly and North Carolina State University, it’s the ladies who are kicking ass and taking names when it comes to coding. Read more...

New imaging technique shows how DNA is protected at chromosomes' ends

A new imaging technique has allowed researchers at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the University of Pittsburgh to see how DNA loops around a protein that aids in the formation of a special structure in telomeres. The work provides new insights into the structure of telomeres and how they are maintained. read more

Researchers find that antiretroviral therapy reduces HIV in the female reproductive tract

Chapel Hill, NC - For the first time, investigators in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have determined how antiretroviral therapy (ART) affects the way HIV disseminates and establishes infection in the female reproductive tract. Show More Summary

Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces HIV in the Female Reproductive Tract

For the first time, investigators in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have determined how antiretroviral therapy (ART) affects the way HIV disseminates and establishes infection in the female reproductive tract. These observations have significant implications for future HIV prevention, vaccine and cure studies.

Researchers discover new phase of boron nitride and a new way to create pure c-BN

Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of the material boron nitride (Q-BN), which has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays. The researchers have also developed...Show More Summary

Prime time for Damion Lee, Louisville nails North Carolina

Post from: The images that will linger from the University of Louisville basketball team’s 71-65 win over North Carolina are those of Damion Lee knocking down those three-point shots. Was this what the Las Vegas oddsmakers envisioned when...Show More Summary

Exhibition of Avant-Garde art in Latin America opens at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro announces Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States, an exhibition featuring the work of 20th-century masters, including...Show More Summary

Complex Drug Releasing Nanostructures Build Themselves Near Tumors

Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have come up with a nanotechnology approach to solving a long existing limitation of certain cancer drugs. While many meds attack tumor cells from within, others are designed to attack cellular membranes and nearby vasculature (angiogenesis). Show More Summary

Molecular-like photochemistry from semiconductor nanocrystals

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated the transfer of triplet exciton energy from semiconductor nanocrystals to surface-bound molecular acceptors, extending the lifetime of the originally prepared excited state by six orders of magnitude. Show More Summary

College students' internet overuse leads families to connect and conflict, new study finds

College students who are addicted to the Internet report positive and negative effects on their family relationships, according to new research from Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The study...Show More Summary

How a University is Forcing Teachers to become Liberal Activists

Should teachers educate or turn their students into progressive activists? The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) seems to be more interested in turning education majors into liberal activists than equipping them with the tools they need to educate America’s students. Show More Summary

UNC Approved for a $248,594 Award From Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

CHAPEL HILL, NC- An interdisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been approved for a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to define unmet patient-centered health care needs in what is known as the "fourth trimester," the three months after a mother gives birth.

New Gene Therapy Treatment Proves Effective for Rare Blood Disorder

A single injection. That's all someone with a factor VII deficiency would need for a life-long cure, thanks to a new gene therapy treatment developed in a collaboration of researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers kill drug-resistant lung cancer with 50 times less chemo

The cancer drug paclitaxel just got more effective. For the first time, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have packaged it in containers derived from a patient's own immune system, protecting the drug from being destroyed by the body's own defenses and bringing the entire payload to the tumor. read more

Racial makeup of labor markets affects who gets job leads

The racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads - regardless of the race of the worker, according to new research from Rice University and North Carolina State University (N.C. Show More Summary

Quentin Snider answers call, Louisville 77, NC State 72

Post from: Quentin Snider didn’t start at guard for the University of Louisville basketball team against North Carolina State. Rick Pitino apparently concluding Snider wasn’t quick enough to keep up with Anthony Barber and his catlike speed. Snider...Show More Summary

Antibiotics pave way for C. diff infections by killing bile acid-altering bacteria

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Michigan finds that bile acids which are altered by bacteria normally living in the large intestine inhibit the growth of Clostridium difficile, or C. diff. C. diff is a harmful bacterium that can cause painful and sometimes fatal infections. Show More Summary

Social networks as important as exercise and diet across the span of our lives

(Chapel Hill, N.C. - Jan. 4, 2016) - The more social ties people have at an early age, the better their health is at the beginnings and ends of their lives, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Show More Summary

New study opens new door for ALS drug discovery

December 28, 2015 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - To create treatments for a disease without any, scientists need to study and understand the driving forces behind the faulty biology. Today, researchers at the University of North Carolina School...Show More Summary

Patients Fear Spike In Price Of Old Drugs

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Fred Kellerman, a retired car salesman from Los Angeles, was bedridden with a rare neuromuscular disease when he started taking a drug in the 1990s at Duke University in North Carolina. It changed his life. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

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