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NC State – NC TraCS Collaborative Pilot Grant Program

September 20, 2018 | Matt Simpson

As an integrated hub of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute combines the research strengths, resources and opportunities of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and partner institutions like NC State University in Raleigh....

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NC State Begins Implementing New ERA System

August 30, 2018 | Staff

The Enterprise Research Administration system promises to streamline and simplify the complex work of managing research projects. Campus stakeholders will test and refine the system over the coming years....

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New $1.8 Million NSF Grant to Support NC State Education Project on Math Teacher Preparation

August 30, 2018 | Staff

Hollylynne Lee, professor and university faculty scholar at the NC State College of Education, will use the grant to continue her team’s work on improving the way preservice mathematics teachers prepare to enter their classrooms, specifically how to utilize students’ mathematical thinking in technology-rich environments....

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New Personality Test is Faster – and Tougher to Trick

August 30, 2018 | Staff

Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome....

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Building New Tools to Study the Epigenome

August 30, 2018 | Staff

Researchers are developing molecular-scale tools that can monitor and/or modify the epigenome....

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What is the Epigenome? What is Epigenetics?

August 29, 2018 | Staff

Most people know that genetics is the study of genes, but what is epigenetics?...

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New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches

August 28, 2018 | Staff

What do Reebok shoes, fuel and disposable forks have in common? All can be made from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This fall, we’re welcoming undergraduate students and teachers as part of a new program to promote the bioproducts industry....

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NC State Education Receives $12+ Million in Research Grants Between June-August 2018

August 28, 2018 | Staff

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $12,443,243 to support nine research projects in June, July and August. In FY 2018, faculty have received $25,820,890 in awards so far....

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Study Finds Sucralose Produces Previously Unidentified Metabolites

August 27, 2018 | Staff

Sucralose, a widely used artificial sweetener, is metabolized in the gut, producing at least two fat-soluble compounds, according to a recent study using rats....

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Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets with Intestinal Injury Recover

August 23, 2018 | Staff

Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets....

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Plant Protein Complex Plays Larger Role Than Previously Known in Important Growth and Development Process

August 21, 2018 | Staff

Little-studied plant cellular protein complex plays critical and surprising role in plant growth and development process....

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Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’

August 20, 2018 | Staff

A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems....

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Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

August 20, 2018 | Staff

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe....

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In the Wild and the Lab, Female Mosquitoes Get Choosy Quickly to Offset Invasions

August 15, 2018 | Staff

Female mosquitoes show rapid genetic changes when threatened by invading cousin mosquitoes....

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Out of the Lab and Into the World

August 15, 2018 | Staff

From nanomaterials that mimic our own platelets to a promising baby-formula prebiotic and a possible canine cancer vaccine, the recipients of this year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund are prepping groundbreaking research for the open market. Meet this year’s awardees and see how their discoveries could change your life....

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New System Allows Rapid Response to Heart Attacks, Limits Cardiac Damage

August 6, 2018 | Staff

A new drug-delivery system allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention....

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Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

August 1, 2018 | Staff

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world....

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Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research

July 29, 2018 | Staff

The American Heart Association has awarded a grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ke Cheng for research into repairing damage caused by a heart attack. The $300,000 Transformational Project Award funds a three-year study from Cheng, the CVM’s professor of regenerative medicine, exploring heart failure’s impact of the reparative ability stem cells, information … Continue reading Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research →...

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Flow Chemistry Technique Offers Faster, Safer Way to Screen, Study and Optimize Industrial Chemical Reactions

July 26, 2018 | Staff

Researchers have developed a flow-based high-throughput screening technology that offers a faster, safer and less expensive means of identifying optimum conditions for performing high-pressure/high-temperature catalytic chemical reactions....

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Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

July 23, 2018 | Staff

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities....

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