New Technique ‘Sees’ Radioactive Material Even After It’s Gone

July 3, 2017 | Staff

A new technique allows researchers to characterize nuclear material that was in a location even after the nuclear material has been removed....

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Breeding Better Blueberries

June 26, 2017 | Staff

Scientist Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike....

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Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact

June 22, 2017 | Staff

NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation....

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Eastman Partnership a Win-Win

June 14, 2017 | Staff

Officials at Eastman Chemical say the company will renew its master research agreement with NC State, citing the benefits of the strategic partnership....

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New Ultrasound ‘Drill’ Targets Deep Vein Blood Clots

June 14, 2017 | Staff

Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots....

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Physicists Use Numerical ‘Tweezers’ to Study Nuclear Interactions

June 9, 2017 | Staff

Researchers use numerical tweezers to study how interactions between protons and neutrons produce forces between nuclei....

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Amy Parker Receives University Award for Excellence

June 9, 2017 | Bonnie Aldridge

Amy Parker, New Ventures Program Coordinator for the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures, was selected as one of twelve recipients of the University Awards for Excellence at the 2017 Recognition Ceremony held on...

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New Technique Enables 3-D Printing With Paste of Silicone Particles in Water

June 7, 2017 | Staff

Taking its cue from sandcastles, research describes a new technique enabling 3-D printing of silicone rubber....

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NC State Jumps to No. 80 Worldwide for U.S. Patents

June 6, 2017 | Staff

NC State jumped from No. 97 to No. 80 in the latest worldwide university rankings for U.S. utility patents....

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Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry and Livestock Grazing

June 6, 2017 | Staff

Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked....

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New Sound Diffuser Is 10 Times Thinner Than Existing Designs

June 6, 2017 | Staff

“Ultra-thin” sound diffuser is 10 times thinner than the diffusers found in recording studios, concert venues and movie theaters....

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Forensic Technique Uses Forehead X-Rays to Assess Age of Juvenile Remains

June 5, 2017 | Staff

Researchers have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles based on a frontal X-ray of the skull....

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Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

June 1, 2017 | Staff

Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine....

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Nonwovens Institute Moves to New Facility on Centennial Campus

May 25, 2017 | Bonnie Aldridge

The Nonwovens Institute moved into a new one-of-a-kind manufacturing facility on Centennial Campus this week. NWI hosts the first and only accredited academic program for the interdisciplinary study of engineered fabrics in the world. Research from the colleges...

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Pig Model to Help Research on Human Knee Growth, Injury Treatment

May 15, 2017 | Staff

New research shows how the knees of pigs and humans compare at various stages of maturity – a finding that will advance research by this group (and others) on injury treatment in young people....

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Tracking the Protein Patrollers

May 11, 2017 | Staff

A nanoprobe developed by biophysicists at NC State could allow researchers to trace the movements of different proteins along DNA – without the drawbacks of current methods. A host of proteins patrol your DNA helix like cops on a beat. […]...

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Jaykus Wins University’s Top Honor

May 9, 2017 | Staff

Lee-Ann Jaykus, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been awarded the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence....

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NC State Acquires State-of-the-Art Microscope

April 20, 2017 | Bonnie Aldridge

The Cellular and Molecular Imaging Facility (CMIF), one of two core facilities managed by ORIED, has acquired a Zeiss LSM 880 confocal with Airyscan. This purchase was made possible by a successful 2016 NSF MRI...

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NC State Ranks in Top 25 of Milken Institute Index

April 20, 2017 | Bonnie Aldridge

NC State made the top 25 of Milken Institute’s University Technology Transfer and Commercialization Index.  The index is based on data collected in the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) annual survey. The index evaluates the relative...

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Bee Downtown Installs New Apiary on NC State’s Centennial Campus

April 18, 2017 | Bonnie Aldridge

Bee Downtown, a startup led by NC State alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, is focused on increasing the honeybee population in cities across the U.S. Today the company announced the installation of a new apiary on NC...

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