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Marine scientist Chris Martens went to Brazil to track the effects of land use on atmospheric gas exchange. He is interested in Amazonian rain forest respiration because it may protect us from global warming and influence oceanic processes.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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Rye Barcott is completing his senior honors thesis on youth culture and ethnic conflict in Kibera, outside Nairobi, Kenya. From interviews with elders, he learned there was a low regard for nongovernmental organizations. He has since formed Carolina for Kibera organization, and hopes to fund a loan program, a sports association, and a nursery school.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p13-15, il, por Periodical Website
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Julian Rosenman, professor of radiation oncology who specializes in lung cancer, is interested in making radiation doses more accurate and faster to calculate. Rosenman was previously a physicist and has discovered a way to break radiation beams into hundreds of little beamlets.
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Sheryl Zimmerman and Philip Sloane are codirectors of the Program on Aging, Disablement, and Long-Term Care. They intend to identify what characteristics of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities have a positive effect on residents. One area they are exploring is reminiscence therapy.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p17-19, por Periodical Website
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UNC is leading research in cell-signaling, the way a cell interprets information from its environment and genetic code. Scientists believe that untangling questions about cell signaling will be the next, necessary step toward treatments for cancer and many other diseases.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p4-12, il, por Periodical Website
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Bobbi Owen, professor of dramatic art, designs costumes for theatrical productions. For each production, she starts researching months in advance to find out how to portray the cast of characters.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p16, il, por Periodical Website
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Treatment for extreme anxiety disorders can be difficult when a patient’s relatives are emotionally overinvolved. Dianne Chambless, professor of psychology, is studying how the patients’ household relationships influence whether the patients complete treatment. She hopes to develop an intervention that keeps family better informed and directly involved.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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Kluchevskoi is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, and sits above two tectonic plates in Russia. Seismologist Jonathan Lees believes the plates are torn, allowing the underlying Earth mantle to erode the plate’s edges. The tear may explain the presence of adakites, bits of hardened lava containing plate material, in the region’s volcanism.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Spring 2001, p30-32, il, por Periodical Website
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