Sarahi Gamboa Ramirez failed one of her high school English classes because she couldn’t finish her homework on time. The homework, heavy on research and writing, required computer access she didn’t have at home.
While many Triangle residents rush to their computers to test out new, lightning-speed Internet, the town of Hillsborough will be waiting for their browsers and Google Fiber connection to load.
Google Fiber will help Chapel Hill and Carrboro approach the speed of light.
Research published by UNC biologists Thursday revealed sea turtles’ secrets to navigating the ocean and returning home.
The Carrboro Police Department saved the life of a resident Monday night — the first time naloxone was used by any police department in North Carolina.
Six people will die every day in the U.S. from binge drinking.
Students living on campus now have access to 131 digital channels — including HBO, Cinemax and FOX Sports — in their dorm rooms.
His daughter’s laugh, the jingle of keys and voices on the television are all sounds Marine Corps veteran Dac Carpenter thought he would never hear again.
UNC researchers have turned to unlikely allies for their help in finding new treatments for Ebola — mice.
Christmas is coming early at four middle schools in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, where faculty and staff will receive new Apple laptops in the coming weeks.
Budget cuts are handicapping universities nationwide, but a study of the 2014 fiscal year shows some post-recession growth.
CarolinaGO, a mobile application designed to inform students of everything they need to know at UNC, has been in the making since 2012, and students' partnership with UNC's Information Technology Services has finally brought the app to fruition.
The first things visitors see in 1789 Venture Lab on Franklin Street are a ping pong table, arcade games, and an assortment of comfy chairs.
Twenty-six of UNC-CH’s 80 research centers and institutes will be scrutinized further as a UNC Board of Governors review of the UNC system’s centers continues.
Senior biomedical engineering major Jeff Powell gave a young boy a hand this summer in more ways than one.
After months of renovations, the second floor of Davis Library is open for research.
A UNC research institute hosted Rep. David Price, D-N.C., on Tuesday to showcase projects and draw attention to years of decreases in federal funds for science research.
UNC associate professor Laura Mersini-Houghton’s recent study dismissing the existence of black holes is in the spotlight as the scientific community begins the process of reviewing and questioning her work.
For senior Lauren Kangas, Breast Cancer Awareness Month hits close to home.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that long-acting, reversible contraception methods should be the primary form of birth control for teenage girls. These methods include implants and intrauterine devices, known as IUDs.