A joint UNC and Washington University School of Medicine research team has received a five-year, $9.5 million grant to further evaluate whether brain imaging can help detect very high risk of autism spectrum disorder in early infancy.
A team of clinical researchers at UNC has received $14 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct two studies aimed at improving pregnancy outcomes in the world’s poorest countries.
For the first time, the University’s annual research expenditures have surpassed $1 billion. Carolina ranks 11th nationally among all research institutions in overall research and development expenditures.
The question of where glass eels come from and how they navigate has mystified scientists since the days of Aristotle, who surmised that they sprang unbidden from the mud. Now a team led by a UNC researcher has shown that they read the Earth’s…