“Don’t Be Afraid Of The Unknown”: Poultry Science’s Brooke Bartz

May 22, 2018 | Staff

Graduate student Brooke Bartz studies the effects of LED lighting on bird behavior and performance — with fascinating results....

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New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use

May 22, 2018 | Staff

Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands....

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Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

May 21, 2018 | Staff

NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed....

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Campus Bee Hotels Are Open For Business

May 21, 2018 | Staff

NC State’s new bee hotels are providing vital habitat for North Carolina’s native bees thanks to Jonathan and Sara June Giacomini, who designed and built them for the campus community....

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What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

May 17, 2018 | Staff

How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies....

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Graze in the Shade: Silvopasture’s Benefits

May 16, 2018 | Staff

How can a grower be more productive per acre while improving grassland ecosystems? How do we increase production to feed a growing population while sustaining available resources? Could silvopasture help? NC State’s Miguel Castillo is finding answers....

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Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again

May 15, 2018 | Staff

Study finds that chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do....

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2018-2019 RTI University Scholars Announced

May 15, 2018 | Jana Jackson

NC State professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education Hollylynne Lee has been named as one of four RTI University Scholars for the 2018-19 year....

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Connecting Power and Place

May 14, 2018 | Staff

New research by Faculty Fellow Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space....

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NC State Named First University-Based IBM Q Hub in North America

May 9, 2018 | Staff

NC State is the first university in North America to establish an IBM Quantum Computing Hub as part of the IBM Q Network, a collaboration of top Fortune 500 companies, universities and research labs working with tech powerhouse IBM to advance quantum computing....

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Researchers Use ‘League of Legends’ to Gain Insights Into Mental Models

May 8, 2018 | Staff

Psychology researchers have used the game League of Legends to advance our understanding of how people build “mental models” – the mental tools that allow people to make use of complex systems....

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Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input

May 8, 2018 | Staff

NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems....

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Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs

May 7, 2018 | Staff

NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs....

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Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

May 2, 2018 | Staff

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations....

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METRIC Provides Access to Instrumentation

May 2, 2018 | Staff

Researchers can now access mass spectrometry instrumentation through a center that allows departments to combine resources for updating and maintaining research equipment and lab space....

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NC State’s Rodolphe Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2018 | Staff

CRISPR pioneer Rodolphe Barrangou has been elected to one of the world’s most prestigious and influential scientific societies....

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What the Nose Knows

April 27, 2018 | Staff

A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer....

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10th Annual Poole Showcase Highlights Student Innovation at Reynolds Coliseum

April 27, 2018 | Staff

“This showcase is one of the most visible ways that we demonstrate how we think and do at Poole,” said Annette L. Ranft, dean of the college. “We believe that offering up real-world experiences, including meaningful work with industry partners and peers from across the university, better prepares our students for long-term career success.”...

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Scratching the surface of itch

April 26, 2018 | Staff

Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project....

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NC State Names Kevin Howell Vice Chancellor for External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development

April 23, 2018 | Staff

Alumnus Kevin Howell will return to his alma mater to take a vice chancellor position....

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