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Giving Hope: Helping cancer patients realize benefits of exercise, educational therapy

Cancer patients are usually advised to rest after treatment, but a pioneering UNC program is proving that recovery is faster if patients exercise.

Inside, Research, The Scoop


For sea turtles, there’s no place like magnetic home

Adult sea turtles find their way back to the beaches where they hatched by seeking out unique magnetic signatures along the coast, according to new evidence from UNC biologists.

Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2015, The Scoop


Breastfeeding prepares baby’s belly for solid food

A new UNC study found that breastfeeding influences a baby’s ability to transition from milk to solid foods and may have long-term health effects.

Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2015, The Scoop


Potential pancreatic cancer treatment could increase life expectancy

UNC researchers have developed a device that could impact pancreatic cancer treatmentt: By using electric fields, the device can drive chemotherapy drugs directly into tumor tissue, preventing their growth and … Continued

Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2015, The Scoop


Tracking the Earth’s Heartbeats

A team of researchers uses cutting-edge technology to better predict when and how one of South America’s most active volcanoes will erupt.

Cover Stories, Features, Issues, Research, Spring 2015


Addiction science: Unraveling clues to addictive behaviors

UNC psychology researchers are looking inside the brain and testing clinical interventions to learn how drugs and alcohol affect the brain, and they are designing strategies to help break the … Continued

Features, Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2014


Teen Health Tracker: Connecting the dots from adolescence to aging

Imagine if we had the ability to predict how teens’ health, social experiences, genetic makeup and living environment might influence their physical state later in adulthood. That mission drives the … Continued

Features, Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2014


Making a difference for schizophrenia patients

The special mentor-mentee relationship between David Penn and Dave Roberts has led to improving the social lives of schizophrenia patients around the world.

Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2014, The Scoop


Caterpillars respond to climate change

Research by a team of UNC biologists and graduate student shows that some caterpillars are already evolving to cope with climate change.

Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2014, The Scoop


Making solar affordable and accessible

UNC scientists are trying to find ways to bring the price of solar energy down, and make solar-power devices more practical for much wider use.

Inside, Issues, Research, Spring 2014, The Scoop