Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces

September 17, 2018 | Staff

A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length....

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Math in Motion

September 17, 2018 | Staff

An NC State mathematician and a dancer have worked together to create a unique modern dance performance that brings math concepts to life....

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NC State Moves Up in National Rankings

September 11, 2018 | Staff

NC State continues to advance in the annual U.S. News rankings, earning kudos for innovation, teaching and programs for military veterans. Business and engineering programs also made gains this year....

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A Celebration of Collaboration

September 11, 2018 | Staff

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Cooperating Raleigh Colleges, a nonprofit promoting higher education collaboration in Raleigh and throughout Wake County. The six member institutions — Meredith College, NC State University, William Peace University, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University and Wake Technical Community College — bring students, faculty and staff together to foster creativity and problem solving to benefit campuses and the community at large....

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Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart

September 10, 2018 | Staff

Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart’s potassium levels....

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NIH Awards CVM’s Nascone-Yoder $1.5M Grant

September 6, 2018 | Staff

The project, “Ahead of the Curve: Mechanisms of Left-Right Asymmetric Stomach Morphogenesis,” will be funded through 2023 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, one of the NIH’s research centers…...

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Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – For Science

September 4, 2018 | Staff

Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities....

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African American Cultural Center Library Supports New Research Emphasis

August 30, 2018 | Staff

With a freshly transformed office suite, the African American Cultural Center has widened both its physical space and its scope. The addition of Assistant Director Sachelle Ford catalyzed the center’s new emphasis on scholarship with a focus that includes faculty, graduate and undergraduate research engagement....

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NC State Begins Implementing New ERA System

August 30, 2018 | Staff

The Enterprise Research Administration system promises to streamline and simplify the complex work of managing research projects. Campus stakeholders will test and refine the system over the coming years....

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New $1.8 Million NSF Grant to Support NC State Education Project on Math Teacher Preparation

August 30, 2018 | Staff

Hollylynne Lee, professor and university faculty scholar at the NC State College of Education, will use the grant to continue her team’s work on improving the way preservice mathematics teachers prepare to enter their classrooms, specifically how to utilize students’ mathematical thinking in technology-rich environments....

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New Personality Test is Faster – and Tougher to Trick

August 30, 2018 | Staff

Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome....

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Building New Tools to Study the Epigenome

August 30, 2018 | Staff

Researchers are developing molecular-scale tools that can monitor and/or modify the epigenome....

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What is the Epigenome? What is Epigenetics?

August 29, 2018 | Staff

Most people know that genetics is the study of genes, but what is epigenetics?...

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New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches

August 28, 2018 | Staff

What do Reebok shoes, fuel and disposable forks have in common? All can be made from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This fall, we’re welcoming undergraduate students and teachers as part of a new program to promote the bioproducts industry....

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NC State Education Receives $12+ Million in Research Grants Between June-August 2018

August 28, 2018 | Staff

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $12,443,243 to support nine research projects in June, July and August. In FY 2018, faculty have received $25,820,890 in awards so far....

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Study Finds Sucralose Produces Previously Unidentified Metabolites

August 27, 2018 | Staff

Sucralose, a widely used artificial sweetener, is metabolized in the gut, producing at least two fat-soluble compounds, according to a recent study using rats....

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Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets with Intestinal Injury Recover

August 23, 2018 | Staff

Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets....

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Plant Protein Complex Plays Larger Role Than Previously Known in Important Growth and Development Process

August 21, 2018 | Staff

Little-studied plant cellular protein complex plays critical and surprising role in plant growth and development process....

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Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’

August 20, 2018 | Staff

A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems....

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Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

August 20, 2018 | Staff

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe....

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