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Map shows urban heat islands in and around Raleigh and several other N.C. cities.

Jul 18, 2018

Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change

Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research. 

Jul 17, 2018

New Plant Sciences Research Projects Taking Shape

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers and their partners near and far ramp up interdisciplinary plant research. Case in point: Researchers from NC State and three Danish universities have been working together to better understand plant-microbe interactions. 

Jul 10, 2018

Small Tags, Big Help for Endangered Leatherback Turtles

Craig Harms was part of a large research team that recently tagged leatherback turtles off the North Carolina coast for the first time… 

Photo of man with a cockroach on the top of his hand.

Jul 9, 2018

Research: Simple Cockroach Control Method Lowers Respiratory Health Risks

NC State entomologist Coby Schal and a Tulane University epidemiologist work together to understand and lower the risk cockroaches pose to urban children’s health. 

Jul 9, 2018

New Microscopy Works at Extreme Heat, Sheds Light on Alloys for Nuclear Reactors

A new microscopy technique allows researchers to track microstructural changes in real time, even when a material is exposed to extreme heat and stress. 

Kellyn Montgomery

Jul 2, 2018

Taking Flight with Drone Research

Winner of a 2018 NASA/NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship, incoming Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kellyn Montgomery is launching an innovative study of crop health this summer. 

Jun 29, 2018

Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers find connection between genes, response to environmental Chemicals 

Jun 27, 2018

Compounds Kill C. diff, Don’t Affect Other Gut Bacteria In Vitro

Compound holds promise for controlling C. difficile infections without affecting other bacteria in the gut. 

Jun 18, 2018

Using Gold Nanoparticles to Trigger Sequential Unfolding of 3-D Structures

NC State researchers have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light. 

Jun 13, 2018

Flipping the Switch on Itch: Researchers Identify Neuropeptide Involved in Transmitting Itch Signal to Brain in Eczema

Researchers pinpoint a neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals to brain in eczema.