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UNC researchers discover new way to control HIV

UNC researchers discover new way to control HIV
January 24, 2017

Over the past 20 years antiretroviral therapy (ART) has dramatically cut the number of AIDS deaths, but in 2014, HIV was still the eighth leading cause of death among Americans aged 25-34 and ninth among those between 35 and 44.

The Shape of an IV Tube Matters More Than You Might Think

The shape of an IV tube matters more than you might think
January 12, 2017

When delivering IV medicine or precisely timing a chemical reaction, controlling the speed at which a chemical enters the system is of paramount importance. Now new research from UNC Chapel Hill shows that controlling those chemicals is more about the shape of the injecting tube than the chemicals themselves.

Could comet clusters, or something other-worldly, explain this cosmic flicker?

Could comet clusters, or something other-worldly, explain this cosmic flicker?

January 10, 2017 

With more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, there are plenty of celestial objects for scientists to survey. Every once in a while, astronomers see something puzzling, prompting explanations that may seem even more out there: planetary collisions, comet clusters or even aliens.

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