An artificial-intelligence approach created at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy can teach itself to design new drug molecules … Read more
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years ago, … Read more
A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device, allowing … Read more
Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Laser Zentrum Hannover have discovered that a naturally-occurring compound can … Read more
When you look at the hands of a clock or the streets on a map, your brain is effortlessly performing computations that tell you about … Read more
Enzymes called topoisomerases are crucial for the expression of extremely long genes in neurons, according to a study published 5 September in Nature1. More than … Read more
Human bodies recognize at the molecular level that not all happiness is created equal, responding in ways that can help or hinder physical health, according … Read more
Parents may plead, cajole or entice their children to try new foods, but some kids just won’t budge. Now, new research from the University of … Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, February 1, 2011 — Native residents of a neighborhood are more likely to move out when immigrants move in, according to new research by three American sociologists.
“Neighborhood Immigration and Native Out-Migration” appears i…
DURHAM, N.C. — A tiny light source and sensors at the end of an endoscope may provide a more accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus.
Developed by biomedical engineers at Duke University and successfully t…
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — There has been controversy about whether life originated in a hot or cold environment, and about whether enough time has elapsed for life to have evolved to its present complexity.
But new research at the University of North C…