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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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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Inventor Shares Tech Transfer Tips

August 22, 2017 | Staff

NC State’s Fran Ligler, a recent inductee in the National Inventors Hall of Fame, knows what it takes to move research discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. She shared her insights at a Centennial Campus event last week....

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NC State Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions

August 18, 2017 | Staff

Two new reports from education researchers provide insight on how school leaders and parents view a publicly funded voucher program to allow lower-income students to attend private schools....

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Attend Vendor Demos for New eRA System

August 16, 2017 | Staff

Don’t miss the opportunity to see vendor demonstrations of electronic research administration systems. NC State is in the process of selecting a new system to support researchers across campus....

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Look Ma, No Hands: Researchers Use Vacuum for Hands-Free Patterning of Liquid Metal

August 15, 2017 | Staff

NC State engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal....

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NC State and Oracle Pilot ‘Big Data’ Project to Grow Agriculture

August 14, 2017 | Staff

Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes....

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Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes

August 7, 2017 | Staff

NC State’s tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike....

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Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

August 4, 2017 | Staff

Microscopic cubes can be assembled and pre-programmed to change their shape and perform a variety of tasks, paving the way for soft biomimetic devices....

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From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

August 3, 2017 | Staff

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners....

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NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System

August 3, 2017 | Staff

Developing and testing a gene drive system to reduce invasive mouse populations is the focus of a DARPA-funded research project....

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