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Researchers are studying Latino immigrants in North Carolina and the issues they face. According to Altha Cravey, assistant professor of geography, the temporary and fluid domestic and social arrangements constructed by Latino immigrants save money for the United States. However, Latinos struggle for access to health care, education, and civil rights.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Spring 2004, p18-25, il, por Periodical Website
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Researchers devised a new theory about how some autoimmune diseases work. Contrary to previous beliefs, autoimmunity is suspected to be triggered by antisense proteins. The theory is that genetic makeup and other factors come together to cause autoimmune diseases.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Spring 2004, p27-32, il, por Periodical Website
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Biomedical engineering students designed a Braille training device called Talking Dots to teach visually impaired children how to read. They are also using assistive technology to develop tools to help adult employees of Orange Enterprises, a nonprofit that employs people with physical and cognitive disabilities.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Spring 2004, p14-17, il, por Periodical Website
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26017
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Coral reefs are threatened by global warming and overfishing in the Caribbean. John Bruno, assistant professor of marine sciences, found that nutrients from chemical fertilizers accelerate coral disease.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Spring 2004, p6-8, il, por Periodical Website
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26018
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Professors of pathology and laboratory medicine at UNC Chapel Hill and East Carolina University are developing freeze-dried blood platelets. Once rehydrated, the platelets could help army medics to stop internal bleeding.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Spring 2004, p9-11, il, por Periodical Website
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26019
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A UNC art student documented a North Carolina family’s struggle to come to terms with eating a cow that they had raised as a pet. The documentary, Greyson’s Dilemma, was exhibited when the meat of the cow was sold to the community.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Spring 2004, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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26022
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Researchers from Carolina’s Southern Oral History Program made a documentary of Grifton, a town devastated by Hurricane Floyd in 1999. Residents were interviewed about their recovery and coping experiences.
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