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Nov 13, 2018

Creating Molecular Tools To Impact Plant Growth

NSF CAREER award winner Anna Stepanova is creating molecular tools to turn certain plant genes on and off at will. She also plans to create a new biotechnology class and start an outreach effort for high school students and their science teachers.

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Nov 9, 2018

Designing a Sustainable Food System

Mike Ortosky is pursuing his Doctor of Design degree at NC State Design with the intention of reimagining a sustainable food system to benefit the health of the environment, economy, and North Carolina communities and beyond.

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Nov 8, 2018

Q&A: Understanding and Avoiding Harmful Environmental Chemicals

In this Q&A, find out from toxicologist Heather Patisaul what everyday products might pose a danger to your health.

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Nov 6, 2018

A New Reality for Online Education

Online instruction at NC State is taking on a whole new meaning, thanks to emerging virtual reality technologies and the innovative folks at DELTA who adapt them for faculty and staff to use.

Nov 6, 2018

A Sustainable Future For Cotton

Industry experts in textile sustainability gathered for the Cotton and Sustainability Symposium hosted by the Wilson College of Textiles on Nov. 1

Nov 5, 2018

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS

Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.

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Nov 2, 2018

Designing for Others

A graduate industrial design studio collaborates with partners included hospital staff, specialists, and patients to reimagine side-car bassinets for healthier beginings with mother and child.

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Oct 31, 2018

Assistive Technology: Designing for Users’ Needs

Alexandra Grossi [MGD ’17], who is profoundly deaf and relies on a cochlear implant for communication, used assistive technology and research to develop a thoughtful and user-centric masters thesis.

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Oct 29, 2018

Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani’s Research Featured At Hunt Library Event

How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers. Learn more at Nov. 15’s Never Home Alone event at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.

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Oct 26, 2018

NC State Plays Role in Development of New Sport Impact Tool

NC State contributes research on physical activity to Healthy Sport Index.