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Tackling Listeria: New Study Reveals Hypervirulent Strains and Emerging Clones

December 11, 2018 | Staff

Recent research at NC State will provide baseline data critical for the development of targeted strategies to reduce food safety threats associated with Listeria-contaminated produce and other ready-to-eat foods....

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Saving By The Barrel

December 10, 2018 | Staff

Students and staff have collaborated to install a cistern that will collect rainwater for irrigation on campus....

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How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

December 7, 2018 | Staff

Snowflakes can get pretty darn big....

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Who, Exactly, Are These People?

December 6, 2018 | Staff

A video project on NC State “firsts” spotlights university pioneers like Katherine Stinson, George Matsumoto and Irwin Holmes....

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Fulbright American Security Seminar Highlights NC State Expertise

December 5, 2018 | Staff

NC State experts in public policy, sociology and political science will lead the Fulbright American Security Seminar for 90 visiting Fulbright research scholars, focusing on issues of energy, food insecurity and disaster relief....

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Remembering George H.W. Bush’s NC State Visits

December 1, 2018 | Staff

Former President George H.W, Bush, who died early Saturday, made two trips to NC State, one to play baseball for Yale and another to see NC State’s groundbreaking semiconductor research....

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Do Insects Fart? (They Sure Do!)

November 29, 2018 | Staff

Do bugs fart? You bet. In fact, some of them pass an enormous amount of gas....

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Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

November 28, 2018 | Staff

Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe....

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Defining the Future of CRISPR

November 28, 2018 | Staff

NC State food scientist Rodolphe Barrangou is earning worldwide attention for his work with one of science’s most revolutionary technologies....

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Intelligent Framework Aims To Optimize Data Transfer in 5G Networks

November 28, 2018 | Staff

New tech is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates....

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Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS

November 27, 2018 | Staff

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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Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

November 27, 2018 | Staff

New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery...

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How 21st Century Tech Can Shed Light On 19th Century Newspapers

November 27, 2018 | Staff

Scholars are using digital humanities tools in an attempt to organize research on thousands of images found in 19th century newspapers....

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Creating Molecular Tools To Impact Plant Growth

November 13, 2018 | Staff

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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Designing a Sustainable Food System

November 9, 2018 | Staff

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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Q&A: Understanding and Avoiding Harmful Environmental Chemicals

November 8, 2018 | Staff

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

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A New Reality for Online Education

November 6, 2018 | Staff

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....

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A Sustainable Future For Cotton

November 6, 2018 | Staff

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

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Designing for Others

November 2, 2018 | Staff

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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Assistive Technology: Designing for Users’ Needs

October 31, 2018 | Staff

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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