The American Psychological Association now recognizes links between frequent adolescent marijuana use and the development of psychotic disorders.
Within only 15 days, more than 1,000 sea turtles have been admitted for rehabilitation to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City near Topsail Island.
Dr. Kim Janssen doesn’t do scary movies. She hates watching bad things happen and can’t stand to see someone suffer.
The UNC School of Medicine is one step closer to understanding schizophrenia, a mental disorder that affects about one in 100 people.
Triangles are the strongest polygons. Like all other polygons, all of a triangle’s sides are straight. But with the least number of sides of any polygon, triangles, by nature, have an underestimated strength.
TV networks like Viacom and NBC Universal are trying new ways to understand what shows and commercials people like to watch by getting into the minds of their viewers — literally.
The UNC research hubs, located in Davis Library, the Health Sciences Library and the Kenan Science Library, provide a more innovative way to do research.
Though former Apple CEO Steve Jobs allegedly swore he would never introduce a stylus for an IOS device, Apple is releasing one this fall.
While texting and driving is a much-publicized danger, texting and walking can also be a problem.
When flu breaks out, doctors across the world often rely on Tamiflu, a medication considered so vital it is listed on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicine.
The UNC-Duke basketball rivalry is as strong as ever, but researchers from both schools have engaged in a team effort to produce new disease-tracking technology.
A team of UNC graduate students is entering the final phase of a competition to create a startup based on innovations in neuroscience.
At a research-based university like UNC, professors who conduct and publish their research are not uncommon.
To some people, the Southern accent is a euphonic staple of Southern living, while to others it’s a blemish that hearkens back to the Civil War.
Andrew Heckert has a skeleton in his closet — though it might not be what people think.
A recent study has found that a majority of doctors have acquiesced to parents’ wishes to delay children’s vaccinations, even against the prevention schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
UNC researchers have found e-cigarette vendors and customers are largely ignoring some of the state’s laws regulating them.
The University’s use of animals in research is being questioned by a national research watchdog organization.
A recent study shows North Carolina is falling behind other states in preventing tobacco use, on top of having a large number of residents with poor nutrition, low physical activity rates and obesity.
From September to January, Lenovo was installing software called Superfish on many of its computers — and though most UNC students’ laptops weren’t affected, experts believe Superfish poses a serious security threat to PC owners.