As advised by the Orange County Health Department, Orange County is likely to place a ban on e-cigarettes.
For female STEM majors, the post-grad stress is more than just finding a job immediately after graduation. Few women reach high-ranking positions in the field, so moving up equals more pressure to excel, both internally and externally.
Researchers from UNC plan to take their safer way of storing nuclear waste to a larger scale.
Researchers from several different universities, including San Diego State University and UNC, came together to study what they call the “Charlie Sheen effect.”
Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr — up for re-election this year — spoke out against Apple, Inc., writing in an opinion editorial for USA Today that Apple should assist law enforcement's efforts to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
Despite notions that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking, new research suggests they may have harmful effects.
On Tuesday, Chancellor Carol Folt announced that UNC’s next vice chancellor for research will be Terry Magnuson, chairperson of the department of genetics.
Chapel Hill is collaborating with AT&T as a spotlight city to build a smart city framework that will better connect residents to the town through the Internet.
A team of professors and researchers at UNC and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point will use a $400,000 award to develop an online platform to change concussion disclosure norms among military personnel and college athletes.
A new report shows growth in North Carolina’s technology sector, but recruitment difficulties continue to challenge the industry.
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.