Register

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Visitors to the forbidden city carry children holding the Chinese national flags in Beijing, China, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Easing of China policy may not result in baby boom

BEIJING (AP) — Don’t expect a new Chinese baby boom, experts say, despite the first easing of the country’s strict one-child policy in three decades. Some 15 million to 20 million Chinese parents will be allowed […]

11/16/2013

(AP Photo)

What do we eat? New food map will tell us

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people […]

05/20/2013

(AP Photo)

Study questions if bed rest prevents prematurity

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies — bed rest — doesn’t seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk. Doctors have known […]

05/13/2013

Movie audience wears 3D glasses. (AP Photo)

Future science: Using 3-D worlds to visualize data

CHICAGO (AP) — Take a walk through a human brain? Fly over the surface of Mars? Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pushing science fiction closer to reality with a wraparound virtual world.

02/20/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,174 other followers