MRIs Could Help Predict Whether Infants at High Risk Will Develop Autism
May 12, 2017
In animals, female attractiveness is about more than finding a mate
March 29, 2017
Just like us, animals can be show-offs.
The giant plumage of a peacock and the green head of a mallard are evolutionarily designed to get the attention of peahens and female mallards, but flash and ornamentation are not strictly male attributes.
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.
UNC-Chapel Hill Solves 50-Year-Old Nuclear Waste Puzzle
April 22, 2016
The topic of nuclear power as an energy source is one that can stir up emotions. Some see it as a clean energy source for the future, which as more research and a few major discoveries have shown, provides potentially limitless greenhouse gas-free energy. Others see it as a danger, with the potential for large-scale disasters like the ones at Fukushima and Chernobyl, and the potential to create toxic, radioactive waste.
Researchers at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine are studying the ways in which brain cells communicate with each other. Their findings could lead to new methods in treating mental disorders such as depression and schizophrenia.
March 4, 2015