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A new study shows that new housing construction in flood-prone areas has contributed to increasing risk across North Carolina despite community and government efforts to reduce flood damage.
Researchers from UNC are conducting studies in thee Democratic Republic of the Congo to understand the changing prevalence of drug resistance to malaria.
New Grant Allows Researchers to Examine the Genetic Underpinnings of Heart Attack and Stroke in Hispanic Populations
A $2.5 million grant from the NHLBI allows researchers from UNC Chapel Hill and Penn State to examine the genetic underpinnings of heart attack and stroke in Hispanic populations.
The results of a USC-led study raise intriguing questions about how common pregnancy complications may affect infants and health outcomes later in childhood.
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AAU President Barbara R. Snyder and Holden Thorp, editor-in-chief of the Science family oif journals and former chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill write about how universities, particularly research universities, must refocus on undergraduate education as a top priority.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz explains why his university is making the case for race-conscious admissions before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A study from UC San Diego, UCLA, UNC, UW, Columbia, and Northwestern finds that the accelerated biological aging of the body — epigenetic age acceleration specifically — is associated with less longevity, poorer mobility and mental function.
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Researchers from the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network, which includes the University of Washington, used MRI to demonstrate that in babies who later develop autism, the amygdala grows too rapidly in infancy.
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Results from a new study published today in Child Development provide the first longitudinal evidence about the trajectories of sensory reactivity patterns during early childhood among a large community sample with diverse developmental outcomes.
A specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light is not only extremely effective at killing the virus which causes COVID-19, but is also safer for use in public spaces, finds new CU Boulder research.
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