From Ash Pond, To River, To Your Bloodstream
“When you have finished drinking this bottle of water, fill it with our tap water for liquid refreshment that tastes as good and is just as pure...
Cheering The Ephesus-Fordham Plan
There are a lot of reasons I’m excited about the Ephesus-Fordham plan. Clearly, the roads are broken. They’re tricky for motorists, unfriendly for...
3D Printing Part II: The Future
In Part I of this series, I discussed the history and science of 3D printing. This week I will move on to discussing the current uses of 3D printing, ...
Healthiest You Wrap-Up Show
We concluded our annual Healthiest You Challenge with a celebration of all the contestants’ hard work. The 64 participants changed their lives a...
Be Proud Of The Way You Talk
You sure do talk funny. Has anybody ever told you that? If you grew up in North Carolina and moved somewhere else for a while, you surely got that kin...
Keep Our Drinking Water Clean
This is Brian Thornburg. I don’t know about you, but I REALLY take water for granted. OWASA does such a good job keeping our water clean and flowing...
The Birthday Problem
You may have heard that if you are in a room with 23 people, there is a greater than 50% chance that two people in the room have the same birthday. Th...
Have you taken the town and your closet to new lengths with floor-gliding maxi dresses? If so, you’re not alone. Maxis have actually been back on th...
New Books, Times, And Authors For Bookwatch
There are three pieces of good news about my favorite television program, UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch: First, upcoming new programs feature so...
George Wayson On Making Time For Health
UNC Wellness Centers director George Wayson, coach of the UNC Health Care team, joined our Aaron Keck to talk about how to find time to exercise, how...
Dreaming Up A Carrboro Library
This is Nerys Levy, and I’m a friend of the Carrboro Branch Library. Over the past 25 years our group has struggled to get a fully functioning branc...
3D Printing Part I: The Technology
For the past several years, 3D printing technology has been garnering quite a few headlines. Unfortunately, as is common for the main-stream media, ma...
Focusing Your Investigation
This is Lew Margolis. As Attorney Kenneth Wainstein begins the latest next investigation of the impact of big-time sports on UNC, I’d like to offer ...
5 Secret Strategies For Planning An Awesome Road Trip
Whether your inspiration is Norman Rockwell or Chevy Chase, a family road trip can be the highlight of the summer. You are guaranteed to create life-l...
Q&A: Amithyst Hampden of Team UNC Wellness Center
What do you like? I enjoy running after the 15 minute start, because at that point my body is in the zone and I can keep going for another 15 with les...
North Carolina-Florida Women: Political Bellwethers
What important Democratic woman politician, a Wake Forest alumna who was born in North Carolina and later moved to Florida, has gained national attent...
Team Twig Scales The Wall
Anne Justus and Ken Norman (along with coach Gabby) of Team Twig were next up on the climbing wall:
Siobhan Allen On Getting Healthy As A Team
Siobhan Allen of Team UNC Health Care joined our Aaron Keck to talk about how how her fellow team members help motivate her to get fit.
China, The Canary in the Coal Mine
When I started writing Common Science in 2011, I did not envision devoting so many columns to resource constraint issues. However, every time I listen...
Jennifer Marsh On Exercises That Work For Her
The challenge has been fun, and I have tried lots of new things in my goal to complete the BINGO card. Last Sunday I finished all the items on the car...