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How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English

April 16, 2018 | Staff

A recent study finds video memes can use humor to contribute to – and reinforce – negative views of black culture....

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Finding GenX

April 16, 2018 | Staff

While searching for sources of bromide in the Cape Fear River watershed nearly five years ago, NC State environmental engineer Detlef Knappe and his team found more than they were looking for: high concentrations of a number of unexpected industrial chemicals in drinking water, including one — GenX — that has entered the popular vernacular in North Carolina....

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NC State Researchers Predict Active 2018 Hurricane Season for East Coast

April 16, 2018 | Staff

Researchers predict active 2018 hurricane season...

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Extension Announces 2018 N.C. AgVentures Grant Winners

April 13, 2018 | Staff

North Carolina AgVentures cost-share grants strengthen agriculturally dependent families and communities by supporting farm operators who have innovative plans to diversify, expand, or implement new production, marketing or distribution strategies....

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Interdisciplinary Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

April 13, 2018 | Staff

Sam Brennen-Lisko, an accounting major in the Poole College of Management, relies on the strength of her cross-functional, intergenerational project team as they seek to build a competitive solar powered vehicle....

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Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

April 12, 2018 | Staff

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents....

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Faster Answers For Cattle Farmers

April 12, 2018 | Staff

Science-based solutions are reaching North Carolina’s beef cattle producers quicker, thanks to recent changes at the state’s agricultural research stations....

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Researchers Propose a Blockchain Data Network to Boost Manufacturing

April 10, 2018 | Staff

Researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains to share verifiable manufacturing data....

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Student Spotlight: Dani Winter Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 10, 2018 | Staff

NC State senior Dani Winter was named a 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellow — no surprise to those who know the hard-working, prolific and accomplished Biological and Agricultural Engineering student....

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DeCuir-Gunby to Receive NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award

April 10, 2018 | Staff

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, will receive the 2018-19 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award later this month. The honor recognizes faculty who excel in the classroom, laboratory and in the field....

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Grad Student: Bug Bombs Don’t Live up to Claims

April 9, 2018 | Staff

Setting off a bug bomb may seem like an easy solution to a roach infestation, but research by an award-winning NC State alumnus shows that it may actually harm the homeowner more than the roaches....

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A Distinguished Professorship for an Extraordinary Scientist

April 9, 2018 | Staff

Ed Breitschwerdt, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases, came to the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982, and has influenced students in every CVM class to step through the college’s doors…...

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Students Showcase Startup Ideas at Lulu eGames

April 3, 2018 | Staff

Student entrepreneurs take the stage at the annual Lulu eGames Thursday to present a range of innovative products and plans to potential investors....

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Ready Player Two: Virtual Reality in the Geospatial Sciences

April 2, 2018 | Staff

Ph.D. student Payam Tabrizian uses virtual reality and geospatial analytics to learn about human cognition and advance landscape design. We asked him about his current research and his predictions for the future of the field....

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STEM Explorers Engages At-Risk Youth with Free Digital Fabrication Camp

March 30, 2018 | Staff

STEM Explorers, offered by NC State College of Education’s Technology, Engineering, and Design Education program, provides free STEM educational opportunities for children in non-parental living situations....

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An Egg-cellent Discovery

March 29, 2018 | Staff

High on a rocky cliff in central Utah, paleontologists Lindsay Zanno and Bucky Gates found something rare – a large clutch of fossilized dinosaur eggs....

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C. difficile sporulation seen through a phase contrast microscope at a magnification of 1000X

A Moveable Feast: Antibiotics Give C. diff a Nutrient-Rich Environment, No Competition

March 28, 2018 | Staff

Antibiotic use creates a “banquet” for Clostridium difficile (C. diff), by altering the native gut bacteria that would normally compete with C. diff for nutrients....

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New Research Shows Water Use Impacted by the Shape of Our Cities

March 27, 2018 | Staff

Georgina Sanchez, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using geospatial analytics to understand water demand in the Southeast. Her latest findings: urban developments with simpler shapes use less water....

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Experiment Seeks to Determine Why Matter Outnumbers Anti-matter In The Universe

March 27, 2018 | Staff

New project is aimed at detecting a process called neutrinoless double-beta decay, which could be key to explaining why there is more matter than anti-matter in the universe....

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Breeding Success

March 26, 2018 | Staff

Charles and Marilyn Stuber create new distinguished professorship in plant breeding to make a top college program even better....

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