Brain cancers are complex, aggressive and there are few treatment options. A doctor at UNC Medical Center is using genomic sequencing to identify genetic mutations that might be driving a patient’s tumor. By knowing the mutation, the doctor can create a treatment plan that targets the mutation.
The face reveals more than just emotions. Researchers at UNC Wilmington have found indicators of health conditions are also found in the face. They are developing an app that uses a photo to provide patients and physicians with a guide to better health.
Hemp is a cannabis plant, a variant of marijuana, that until recently was considered a drug. Growing it is state-regulated, it’s a popular nutritional supplement, and it’s becoming an important crop for NC farmers.
There's science behind every step of mushrooms farming: identifying wild mushrooms during foraging season, cloning the ones you like and explaining to customers how to cook them. Get an inside look at what it takes to farm our favorite fungi.