Building New Tools to Study the Epigenome
Researchers are developing molecular-scale tools that can monitor and/or modify the epigenome.
What Is the Epigenome? What is Epigenetics?
Most people know that genetics is the study of genes, but what is epigenetics?
Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us
The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.
Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable
New approach narrows down huge calculations – like those involved in quantum physics – by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.
10 North Carolina Musicians Who Shaped American Music
Ten legendary musicians that make a case for the importance of North Carolina as a root source for American sound.
6 Expressions Say it All: Language Variation in the Tar Heel State
Six expressions that highlight North Carolina’s unique language tradition.
Compounds Kill C. diff, Don’t Affect Other Gut Bacteria In Vitro
Compound holds promise for controlling C. difficile infections without affecting other bacteria in the gut.
10 of the Most Diabolical Crop Pests in North Carolina
Ten of the most vexing pests that prey on agriculture in North Carolina.
5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics
These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.
7 Fascinating NC Arthropods (That You’ve Never Heard Of)
Meet seven little critters that live around North Carolina -- and that you've probably never noticed.