Technology

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Experts skeptical about black hole 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. 


Doctors OK long-acting birth control for teenagers

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.


Injury research center gets CDC grant

A UNC research center has received a maximum grant allowance of $4.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — a continuation of funding to conduct four studies about preventing various types of injuries.


‘Heelflix’ now available at the UL

It all started Thursday when junior Jeri Trull posted a photo of the whiteboard in the bottom of the Undergraduate Library on Overheard at UNC. “Online Streaming Access, 800+ Feature Films” was sprawled in big letters across the whiteboard.