TECHNOLOGY


9/16/2014 12:42am

‘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.


9/10/2014 4:18pm

UNC team tracks Ebola stats with website

UNC students and recent graduates worked with the Liberian government and American scholars to develop the website Ebola in Liberia, which tracks data of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.


9/1/2014 4:24pm

Yik Yak app's 'herd' expands at UNC

From asking for the time of a football game to complaining about the construction on the quad, UNC’s witty “yaktivity” is beating out that of other major universities across the country.


8/28/2014 4:23pm

Q&A with e-cigarettes expert Kurt Ribisl

The American Heart Association released its first detailed policy report Sunday on the increasingly popular e-cigarettes, which heat up liquid that contains nicotine and vaporizes it. The report recommends officially categorizing it as a tobacco product.


8/16/2014 6:44pm

UNC telescopes could get robotic lasers

A robot laser could be coming to UNC's Southern Astrophysical Research telescope, thanks to an assistant physics professor.Professor Nicholas Law worked on the Robo-AO, a 60-inch robotic telescope that uses a laser to clarify images of outer space, at California Institute of Technology's Palomar Observatory for the past five years.


4/15/2014 6:04pm

SUCCEED makes science ‘fun’

Sophomore Calvin Snyder did not become a biochemistry major for the work, the late nights, or tons of lab reports he has to finish — it is because he likes the experiments.