Latest Chapel Hill Stories

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By Ginny Hoyle, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 15--CHAPEL HILL -- The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Bolin Creek Watershed Restoration Team nearly $370,000 for stormwater management and stream restoration projects -- the full amount requested.

2008-07-14 09:01:11

eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Campus Health Services (CHS) has purchased licenses of eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) software.

2008-07-09 12:30:00

Scientific evidence has long suggested that moderate drinking offers some protection against heart disease, certain types of stroke and some forms of cancer.

2008-07-04 09:00:28

By Philip Van Vleck, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 4--CHAPEL HILL -- Dexter Romweber and his sister Sara have been major players in the Chapel Hill music scene for many years.

2008-07-02 16:12:26

a new movement called experimental philosophy

2008-05-05 13:05:00

A recent study on autism released Monday found that having a schizophrenic parent or a mother with psychiatric problems doubled a child's risk of being autistic. These findings further suggest an inherited component to autism.

2008-04-07 13:20:00

Children who are neglected before their second birthday display higher levels of aggressive behavior between ages 4 and 8, according to a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study, published today in the journal Pediatrics.

2008-04-04 16:25:22

Young children who lead inactive lifestyles are five-to-six times more likely to be at serious risk of heart disease, with that degree of danger emerging as early as their teenage years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

2008-04-04 16:07:12

In 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers published a study that found people with low levels of LDL cholesterol are more likely to have Parkinson's disease than people with high LDL levels.

2008-03-31 09:06:25

If Martian life existed a few billion years ago, scientists think any plant-like microbes would have left behind a stringy fuzz of fibers. That's because here on Earth, researchers now say they have found such ancient fuzz, called cellulose, preserved in chunks of salt deposited more than 250 million years ago -- making it the oldest biological substance yet recovered. The announcement comes about a week after a team of planetary scientists announced discovering evaporated salt...

Word of the Day
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".