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Aug 6, 2020  |  Research News

NC State researcher wins grant for quantum dot ink project

A research team led by an NC State assistant professor won a grant from the University of North Carolina System to develop a platform that can manufacture quantum dot inks using artificial intelligence.

Jul 29, 2020

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.

Jul 21, 2020

NOAA and Sea Grant Select Four Knauss Fellowship Finalists from NC

After a highly competitive review process, NOAA and Sea Grant have announced the finalists for the 2021 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.

Jul 8, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.

Jul 8, 2020

NC State’s Research Enterprise Data (RED) System Launches New Module

NC State’s Research Enterprise Data (RED) system debuted its COI/NOI module in May, which should now be used to report conflicts of interest and submit requests to engage in external professional activities for pay.

Jul 8, 2020

Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.

May 27, 2020

Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.

May 14, 2020

Venus Flytraps Don’t Eat The Insects That Pollinate Them

Researchers discover which insects pollinate Venus flytraps – and learn that flytraps don’t dine on them.

May 14, 2020

NC State Names Kevin Howell Vice Chancellor for External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development

Alumnus Kevin Howell will return to his alma mater to take a vice chancellor position.

May 14, 2020

You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It

Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)