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According to UNC researchers, climate change must be addressed now, despite debates on whether it is real or not. North Carolina will likely see more intense droughts and storms that will cause severe flooding and landslides. Researchers advise improving energy efficiency and changing development patterns, especially at the coast and in the mountains.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p8-17, il, por Periodical Website
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According to UNC sociologist Charles Kurzman, the kind of radicalization that leads to violence is much less common in the United States than in Western Europe. Reasons for this could be demographics, law enforcement, communication, and political activism. Omid Safi, a religious studies professor, says that Muslim Americans should become more involved in public discourse to help curtail radicalization and terrorism.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p30-33, il, por Periodical Website
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Terrence Holt previously taught English and creative writing, but switched careers to become a geriatrician following his father’s death. Holt began to incorporate both careers by asking cancer patients in UNC’s chemotherapy clinic if they would like to write their personal stories. Holt is now a contributing editor and website columnist.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p22-25, por Periodical Website
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UNC professor Jordynn Jack studied the ethics and scientific rhetoric used by mea and women working on the Manhattan Project. Jack found there was a difference between some of the scientists who seemed to be good at persuading and others who were not. Scientists who argued in terms of safety were less effective than those who argued in terms of what would move the project forward.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p18-21, il, por Periodical Website
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Lara Wagner is the first seismologist to use broadband seismometers in the Appalachian Mountains to explore the structure of the lithosphere. Her findings show that the crust underneath the Appalachians is thick, and indicate the mountains are not eroding nearly as fast as scientists have thought.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p26-29, il, por Periodical Website
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In 2009, UNC journalism students documented the lives and culture of the people of Western North Carolina as part of the sixth annual Carolina Photojournalism Workshop. Their documentary included stories about the art of chair-making, growing up as a tomboy, and chasing the American dream.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p34-38, il, por Periodical Website
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Thomas Egan and his team are testing new technology that could drastically increase the number of lungs suitable for transplant. Egan thinks it could also help surgeons to draw from a donor pool that no one has ever before considered.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p39-43, il, por Periodical Website
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