Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees

September 29, 2017 | Staff

New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees....

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Study Finds Driving Speed Affected When a Driver’s Mind ‘Wanders’

September 28, 2017 | Staff

Research finds that driving speed fluctuates more when a driver’s mind wanders from focusing on the act of driving....

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Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves from Viral Invaders

September 28, 2017 | Staff

The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves....

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Study: There is Almost No Research on What Distinguishes Potential Terrorists

September 25, 2017 | Staff

A recent analysis of the existing research on factors associated with an individual’s risk for engaging in terrorist activity highlights how little we know about these factors....

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RTI University Scholars Announced

September 25, 2017 | Bonnie Aldridge

RTI International names 2017-18 class of University Scholars RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — The RTI University Scholars Program supports highly talented academics who take scholarly leave from their home institutions to collaborate with RTI International researchers. The...

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Let There Be Light – The Path to No Microbes

September 19, 2017 | Staff

The College of Natural Resources and the College of Sciences partner to create the company, Lumicide, which will produce a new antimicrobial paint activated by air and light....

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Scientists Unravel Mysteries of DNA Replication in Corn

September 19, 2017 | Staff

For the first time, scientists have characterized the DNA replication timing process for an entire plant genome....

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CVM Seeing High Number of Equine Fungal Eye Infections

September 15, 2017 | Staff

The NC State Veterinary Hospital’s equine ophthalmology service reports treating an  increased number of horses with eye infections caused by fungi. Fungal keratitis can develop after an injury to the cornea. It is common in horses, but the high frequency of cases seen during the past few weeks is unusual, said Brian Gilger, CVM professor … Continue reading CVM Seeing High Number of Equine Fungal Eye Infections →...

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DeSimone named recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

September 14, 2017 | Staff

Joseph DeSimone, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University and Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the Technology, the Economy and Employment category....

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New Manufacturing Process For SiC Power Devices Opens Market to More Competition

September 13, 2017 | Staff

Researchers are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics....

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Nothing But the Tooth – What Dental Remains from Homo naledi Can Tell Us

September 12, 2017 | Staff

What can dental development in Homo naledi fossils tell us about their evolution and the evolution of Homo sapiens?...

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Tiny Cellular Worlds, Big Medical Breakthrough

September 11, 2017 | Staff

They’re called “mini guts,” and they are a leap forward in the study and prevention of devastating intestinal diseases in horses. Researchers at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have successfully isolated and recreated the innermost layer of a horse’s intestine using stem cells. All the intricate nooks and crannies of intestinal cells can … Continue reading Tiny Cellular Worlds, Big Medical Breakthrough →...

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Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions

September 11, 2017 | Staff

A new study shows the ways differing species interact at the molecular level....

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Researchers Set New Bar For Water-Splitting, CO2-Splitting Techniques

August 30, 2017 | Staff

Researchers boost efficiency of techniques for splitting water to create hydrogen gas and splitting CO2 to create carbon monoxide....

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Expanding Tropical Forest Spells Disaster for Conservation

August 30, 2017 | Staff

Plants and ants living in tropical savannas disappear when forests encroach due to lack of fire....

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Technique Gives Brewers Data to Improve Fermentation Control

August 29, 2017 | Staff

New technique lets brewers monitor fermentation to better control brewing time and quality of future beers....

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Investing in Ideas

August 29, 2017 | Staff

Five promising projects in a diverse range of fields will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, which helps NC State researchers move their inventions into the marketplace....

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Physicist Richard Longland Receives DOE Early Career Research Award

August 23, 2017 | Staff

The prestigious award will support Longland’s research on the life cycles of stars, with the goal of better understanding how the elements in the universe were made....

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Technique Expedites Chemical Screening to Prioritize Toxicity Testing

August 22, 2017 | Staff

A new technique can determine if a chemical has the potential to activate key genes in seconds rather than the typical 24 hours or more. The technique can be used to prioritize chemicals for in-depth testing to determine their toxicity....

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Commercialization Breaks Records, Gears Up for More

August 22, 2017 | Staff

NC State got down to business this past year, breaking records for startups, licenses and options and filing over 200 patents. Find out what makes NC State one of the nation’s best at commercializing research discoveries....

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