Latest University of North Carolina Stories

2009-05-05 09:21:12

A new UNC study published online in the journal Genome Research describes a new, more effective and less costly method for testing drugs for potential toxicity and one that could also result in more people benefiting from existing drugs.

2009-04-30 12:16:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In early April, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team earned its fifth national championship, proving again the success of the leadership principles known collectively as "The Carolina Way." Less than two months later, business leaders from across the United States will be in Chapel Hill to learn how to build their own championship teams.

2009-04-14 13:40:47

An international team of scientists from the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego, the University of North Carolina and several institutions in China have explained how a gene alteration can lead to the development of a type of brain cancer, and they have identified a compound that could staunch the cancer's growth.

2009-04-10 06:55:00

Persistent scientists using high-speed film have revealed one of the secrets of flight in birds and bees.

2009-03-16 14:53:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) is an executive development program for commanders and senior civilian leaders of the United States Military Depots and Arsenals. Established in 2003 by the U.S.

2009-03-13 12:10:00

A new report shows that community health workers who act as asthma coaches are able to reduce the need for re-hospitalization for asthma episodes among children in low-income families

2009-02-24 07:19:00

ANCASTER, ON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ - The University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) has banned a vital part of a well-known exhibition scheduled to appear on its campus next Monday for a week.

2009-02-01 08:20:00

A new study from the University of North Carolina suggests that nurses with occupational exposure to hospital cleaning products and medical instrument disinfectants have a greater risk of developing asthma.

2009-01-22 09:42:33

Women with low levels of sexual desire, often as a result of menopause, are more likely to be depressed and to suffer physical symptoms such as back pain and memory problems than women who report higher levels of desire.

2009-01-21 07:10:00

What would you do if you learned that some of your favorite foods turned out to be counterfeit?

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").