The Art and Science of Faking Art
May 16, 2016
UNC Researchers Discover Another Cell HIV Can Infect
May 10, 2016
HIV is not the death sentence it used to be. In the 1990s more than 40,000 people could die because of HIV/AIDS in a single year. In 2013, that number had dropped to just fewer than 7,000 per year thanks to education and treatments that can manage the HIV virus.
When the inventor that designed a laser to detect pigments in skin cancer was visiting an art museum, he had an idea: Why not turn the laser on artwork to understand the layering of pigments? When the museum's discovered lasers could be used to probe pigments, they asked if lasers could be used to clean pigments. Watch how parts of a solution for one problem were used to solve another.
Explore the world of mechatronics: an emerging field of engineering that blends technologies for economic and elegant design solutions.
UNC-TV Science: January 17, 2014
Two Studies, Two Breakthroughs Against HIV
It took Tana Villafana some time to figure out that she wanted to be a chemist. She started out hoping to be a writer and a musician. But as things worked out, she got to combine her love of the humanities with her love of electromagnetism.
Ph.D. Research Assistant: employed by a university to conduct research while seeking to earn a doctorate degree. They are typically responsible to a principal investigator.
I wasn’t quite sure what to say when William Brown, the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Chief Curator, asked me if I wanted to hold the painting that was the subject of our story.