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Clark Larsen, professor of anthropology, helped set forth the field of bioarcheology, which interprets behavior from the human skeleton. He is examining skeletons of the twelfth century Guale people who lived in coastal Georgia and Florida. The skeletons revealed information about disease, nutrition, fishing and agricultural practices.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Spring 1998, p6-8, il, por Periodical Website
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UNC researchers are trying to make children’s lives better. Child development researchers are studying the quality of day-care centers, and the impacts of visual impairment to learning. Others are looking into children at risk, and exposure to age-inappropriate sexualization.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Spring 1998, p9-17, il, por Periodical Website
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Jan Boxill, lecturer and associate chair of philosophy, says sports reflect our values and teach us how to view ourselves and the world. Because athletes have a public role, Boxill believes there should be a mentoring system to teach athletes how to set a good example.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Spring 1998, p4-5, il, por Periodical Website
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Conflict in Eastern Europe has divided land and languages. Linguist Robert Greenberg is studying how Bulgarian and Macedonian languages evolved from a single tradition and formed new dialects in response to politics.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Spring 1998, p20-22, il, por Periodical Website
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Schizophrenia is a complex disorder that remains largely unexplained and difficult to treat. UNC psychiatrists are leading a study to evaluate subjects for severity of psychotic symptoms and side effects from a new generation of medicines.
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A multidisciplinary research team is studying electrical and chemical malfunctions that can cause heart attacks. Using a chemist’s sensor, cardiologists hope to be able to predict a heart attack before it happens.
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Bill Kier, associate professor of biology, studies squid movement. He discovered that squids move with surprising speed and agility because of the special traits of their muscles.
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