Salmonella Loves Hydrogen Peroxide – And Helps Your Body Make More of it

October 23, 2018 | Staff

Salmonella is super effective in making us sick because it turns the body’s defense mechanism to its advantage. New research describes just how Salmonella does what it does....

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Grants Awarded to GI Research Projects at the CVM

October 22, 2018 | Staff

Three NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers were awarded grants for digestive disease pilot studies at this month’s Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease Research Day....

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Taking Their Vitamins: Researchers Find Bacterioplankton Rely on Environmental Vitamin B1 Rather Than Making Their Own

October 17, 2018 | Staff

Researchers find that more bacterioplankton utilize vitamin B1 or B1 precursors from their environment than synthesize their own....

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On the Defensive

October 17, 2018 | Staff

Study reveals that during infections, a viral RNA element changes its structure to block a plant cell’s defenses and produces a shorter, noncoding RNA. Previous research had found a similar mechanism at play during human infections....

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Not All Analyses Are Equal: Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems

October 16, 2018 | Staff

When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal....

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Researchers Create New E-Textiles with Fiber-Level Sensors

October 12, 2018 | Staff

Electronic textile research could lead to multifunctional smart garments....

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Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: Five Questions with NC State Physicists Patrick Barry and Chueng Ji

October 11, 2018 | Staff

Researchers from NC State University have determined the probability of finding a gluon inside the pion. The Abstract talks with them about what this finding means for our understanding of how the universe works....

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Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests

October 10, 2018 | Staff

NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program. ...

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IEI First in Future: Sharon Paynter, East Carolina University

October 9, 2018 | Staff

First in Future: Where Emerging Ideas Take Flight is a weekly program from the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University that connects you with people…...

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For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability

October 8, 2018 | Staff

An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors....

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Approach Paves Way For New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials

October 8, 2018 | Staff

Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens....

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Assessing How Florence Affected the Very Ground We Stand On

October 8, 2018 | Staff

After Florence, experts moved in to assess the damage. NC State’s Brina Montoya was one of them....

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NC State Education Graduate Student Earns Obenauf Award for Research

October 4, 2018 | Staff

Kayla Norville ’14 MED, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s learning and teaching STEM program, received the Dr. Patricia A. Obenauf Graduate Student Research Presentation Award for her work in studying the influence in-service teachers have on pre-service science teachers....

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Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Now Accepting Pre-Proposals

October 3, 2018 | Staff

Now is the time for faculty to submit pre-proposals for Chancellor’s Innovation Fund awards, which support short-term commercially focused research projects....

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New Electric Car Charger is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech

October 3, 2018 | Staff

A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time....

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Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens

October 3, 2018 | Staff

New research sheds light on factors that contribute to the rise — and spread — of plant diseases....

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NC State Mathematicians Earn $2.1M Research Grant to Study Randomized Algorithms

October 2, 2018 | Staff

The team will work to address challenges in scientific computing and to train students in how to effectively communicate their research....

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NC State Statistician Earns NSF Research Grant to Improve STEM Diversity

October 2, 2018 | Staff

NC State’s Marcia Gumpertz is working with researchers from three N.C. institutions to improve pathways to success for minority doctoral students in STEM fields....

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$2 Million Grant from ECMC Foundation Will Enhance Research on Career and Technical Education

October 2, 2018 | Staff

The ECMC Foundation has awarded the NC State College of Education a $2 million, three-year grant to enhance and strengthen postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research at universities nationwide through the establishment of the CTE Research Program at NC State-Sponsored by ECMC Foundation....

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Centennial Campus Bee Apiary: Partnerships for a Sustainable Future

October 1, 2018 | Morgan

Last spring, a community apiary home to 150,000 honeybees opened on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Founded by an NC State alumna, Bee Downtown installed and maintains the apiary to help rebuild healthy honey bee populations. The bees have produced the most honey of any Bee Downtown apiary and is one of the most frequently visited....

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