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Mar 10, 2017  |  The Abstract

Why Endocrine Disruptors Are Scary – And What You Can Do About It

A new book aims to explain the nature of endocrine disruptors, why they are so widespread, and how you can protect yourself.

Mar 7, 2017

Computer Simulations First Step Toward Designing New, More Efficient Amine Chemical Scrubbers

Molecular models aim to improve design of cheaper, more efficient amine chemicals to capture carbon dioxide.

Mar 2, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

DASA Honors 4 With Advising Awards

Four undergraduate academic advisors were honored on Jan. 27 for their work in helping students succeed in a variety of ways through academic advising.

Feb 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Invasive and Native Marsh Grasses May Provide Similar Benefits to Protected Wetlands

An invasive species of marsh grass may provide similar benefits to protected wetlands as native marsh grasses.

Feb 23, 2017  |  Students

Microbiology Class Wins SWI, CDC Contest

Alice Lee's Microbiology 360 class recently won a contest sponsored by the Small World Initiative and the Centers for Disease Control about solving the global antibiotics resistance crisis, beating out 13 other entries from across the country.

Feb 21, 2017  |  Service and Community

Learners, Leaders

One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries.

Feb 6, 2017  |  The Abstract

Playing (Video) Games With Decision Making

Video games can be pure fun — but they can also help us tackle complex problems.

Feb 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

High-tech Sandbox

Imagine a landscape you can hold in your hands and change at will.

Jan 31, 2017  |  The Abstract

Ahmed Mohamed: From Desert Nomad to Health Researcher

Raised as a nomad in northern Africa, Ahmed Mohamed has found a home in North Carolina helping to solve challenges facing public health.

Jan 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

80-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Collagen Confirmed

Researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus.