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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Physics App Selected as a 2017 Campus Technology Impact Award

August 1, 2017 | Staff

Campus Technology magazine recognizes NC State’s MyTech App as a 2017 Campus Technology Impact Award recipient in the Teaching & Learning category....

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A Collaborative Journey: Developing the Australian Safari App

August 1, 2017 | Staff

The College of Sciences has partnered with the College of Design to bring augmented reality to campus with an interactive, illustrated safari app....

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What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

July 31, 2017 | Staff

A new study tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump’s climate policies have?...

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CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship

July 28, 2017 | Staff

An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy....

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NC State and UNC Researchers Find New Clues to ALS Causes and Cures

July 25, 2017 | Staff

NC State and UNC researchers are teaming up to reverse TDP-43 protein aggregation, a hallmark of degenerative diseases like ALS....

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Looming Progress

July 24, 2017 | Staff

The weaving process comes to a halt when yarn runs out on a loom. NC State textiles researchers have applied to patent an innovative solution to reduce that downtime....

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