New System Allows Rapid Response to Heart Attacks, Limits Cardiac Damage

August 6, 2018 | Staff

A new drug-delivery system allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention....

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Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

August 1, 2018 | Staff

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world....

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Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research

July 29, 2018 | Staff

The American Heart Association has awarded a grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ke Cheng for research into repairing damage caused by a heart attack. The $300,000 Transformational Project Award funds a three-year study from Cheng, the CVM’s professor of regenerative medicine, exploring heart failure’s impact of the reparative ability stem cells, information … Continue reading Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research →...

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Flow Chemistry Technique Offers Faster, Safer Way to Screen, Study and Optimize Industrial Chemical Reactions

July 26, 2018 | Staff

Researchers have developed a flow-based high-throughput screening technology that offers a faster, safer and less expensive means of identifying optimum conditions for performing high-pressure/high-temperature catalytic chemical reactions....

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Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

July 23, 2018 | Staff

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities....

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Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change

July 18, 2018 | Staff

Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research....

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New Plant Sciences Research Projects Taking Shape

July 17, 2018 | Staff

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers and their partners near and far ramp up interdisciplinary plant research. Case in point: Researchers from NC State and three Danish universities have been working together to better understand plant-microbe interactions....

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Small Tags, Big Help for Endangered Leatherback Turtles

July 10, 2018 | Staff

Craig Harms was part of a large research team that recently tagged leatherback turtles off the North Carolina coast for the first time…...

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More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science

July 10, 2018 | Staff

Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself....

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Research: Simple Cockroach Control Method Lowers Respiratory Health Risks

July 9, 2018 | Staff

NC State entomologist Coby Schal and a Tulane University epidemiologist work together to understand and lower the risk cockroaches pose to urban children’s health....

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New Microscopy Works at Extreme Heat, Sheds Light on Alloys for Nuclear Reactors

July 9, 2018 | Staff

A new microscopy technique allows researchers to track microstructural changes in real time, even when a material is exposed to extreme heat and stress....

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Taking Flight with Drone Research

July 2, 2018 | Staff

Winner of a 2018 NASA/NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship, incoming Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kellyn Montgomery is launching an innovative study of crop health this summer....

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Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

June 29, 2018 | Staff

Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers find connection between genes, response to environmental Chemicals...

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Compounds Kill C. diff, Don’t Affect Other Gut Bacteria In Vitro

June 27, 2018 | Staff

Compound holds promise for controlling C. difficile infections without affecting other bacteria in the gut....

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Why Research Methods Matter

June 20, 2018 | Staff

Research methods matter, especially in the government and nonprofit sectors, where an estimated 40 percent of the nation’s economic resources are devoted to the pursuit of quality of life gains. NC State Public Administration scholar RaJade Berry-James and co-author Susan Gooden’s new book addresses the essential skills needed for real world decision-making and evaluation....

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Using Gold Nanoparticles to Trigger Sequential Unfolding of 3-D Structures

June 18, 2018 | Staff

NC State researchers have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light....

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Flipping the Switch on Itch: Researchers Identify Neuropeptide Involved in Transmitting Itch Signal to Brain in Eczema

June 13, 2018 | Staff

Researchers pinpoint a neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals to brain in eczema....

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Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

June 12, 2018 | Staff

The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings....

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A Work in Progress: Immersive VR Environment for LAR 457

June 12, 2018 | Staff

As part of an exploratory grant project for a landscape architecture course, Postdoctoral Research Scholar Muntazar Monsur and Teaching Assistant Professor Carla Delcambre are working with a team of dedicated DELTA staff members to create an immersive, 3D environment that students can explore using virtual reality headsets....

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Bringing Invisible Worlds to Light

June 11, 2018 | Staff

A new project brought together scientists and designers to explore new ways to share scientific research with the public....

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