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A new study led by UNC researchers supports an additional classification for human tumors. The findings could help researchers to identify cancers of an unknown primary origin. It could also have implications for treating cancers across tumor types.
Ling Lin is an undergraduate researcher within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences double-majoring in chemistry and Asian studies. The junior is also a McNair Scholar and a Chancellor’s Science Scholar.
A study of more than 6,000 first-graders across four United States communities has found that a significant number of the children have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
Astronomers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stationed in Chile tracked a Tesla Roadster launched into space as a publicity stunt and its spacesuit-wearing mannequin 'Starman' using the SOAR telescope.
Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) is a five-year initiative that provides many students with their first active research experience.
Senior Jeliyah Clark is an undergraduate researcher studying environmental health sciences within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on the impacts of human exposure to environmental contaminants.
Researchers have developed a microneedle skin patch that delivers nanoparticles full of fat-shrinking drugs to potentially treat obesity and diabetes.
A new technique uses stem cells to deliver anti-cancer drugs to aggressive brain tumors that are, otherwise, often inaccessible. This potentially life-sing treatment was developed by UNC pharmacoengineer Shawn Hingtgen.
In outer space, body fluid doesn’t circulate the way it does on Earth. Instead, it may be rushing to the head and causing all sorts of issues, including impairing astronauts’ vision during and after their missions. A Carolina senior and recent graduate are now trying to figure out why.
The PET/MR scanner allows researchers to observe the functions and structure of the brain including its volume, thickness, and surface.