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China to end decades-old 1-child policy is here. The bad news is, it is too little, too late," said Cai Yong, a sociology professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.The statement followed the committee's meeting this week to chart China's economic and...
Nation and World
Experts dismiss Carson's belief pyramids used to store grain

...shares his belief about the pyramids' origins. Jodi Magness, a specialist in biblical archaeology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, said she knows of no scholar or archaeologist who questions that the pyramids were used as...
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Study: Calcium, vitamin D pills don't prevent colon growths

...thought we understood calcium because the data was really quite, quite strong," said Dr. John Baron of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.He led the new study, published in Thursday's New England of Medicine. The National Cancer...
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SEARHC welcomes additional pediatric dentist

...and her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. Sanzone also received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. Before being hired to SEARHC, Sanzone was working at a pediatric dental practice...
My Turn: How to organize higher education in Alaska

I think any publicly funded university is based on the axiomatic belief that knowledge in itself is good, that we should have an educated citizenry that will be able to develop its abilities to the fullest and that as such, education should be seen as a public good paid out of tax dollars. The rest of this column is premised on the assumption that education is a public good and the financing of higher education should be designed with this in mind.
Would the world be better off without pro football?

...average life expectancy for pro players, is 55 years, 25 years below the national average, according to a University of North Carolina study.The game of football is brutal and punishing. Yet season after season, we not only celebrate and...
Sitka named 'walk friendly' community

...has been named one of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in America.Sitka won the designation from the University of North Carolina's Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. The center created the "walk friendly" award in 2010, to...
Sports Quote

...player Abby Wambach. Hamm went to Nortre Dame Cahtolic High School, Lake Braddock Secondary School, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hamm's other accolades include being selected Soccer USA's "Female Athlete of the Year...
HIV prevention done right

...recently revived medical practice.? Halperin is an HIV prevention and public health researcher based at the University of North Carolina, and is co-author, with Craig Timberg, of "Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How...
Feds: NC sheriff and deputies targeted Latinos

...have an attorney present during interrogation by the DOJ," Johnson said.A 2012 study by a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggested racial profiling is a statewide problem. Analyzing data recorded from more than 13...
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