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Apr 11, 2014

Narayan Receives UNC System O. Max Gardner Award

Dr. Jay Narayan, John C. C. Fan Family Distinguished Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, is the 2014 recipient of the O. Max Gardner Award – the most significant […] 

Apr 10, 2014

Enzyme ‘Wrench’ Could Be Key to Stronger, More Effective Antibiotics

Builders and factory workers know that getting a job done right requires precision and specialized tools. The same is true when you’re building antibiotic compounds at the molecular level. New findings from North Carolina State […] 

Apr 7, 2014

Organic Solar Cells More Efficient With Molecules Face-to-Face

New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on, rather than edge-on, relative to […] 

Apr 2, 2014

Do People and Pigs Share Salmonella Strains?

If antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella is showing up in pigs, then are bacon-loving people also at risk?  In his latest research, NC State population health and pathobiology professor Sid Thakur looks at serotypes, or groups, of antibiotic-resistant […] 

Mar 28, 2014

Finding the Mix: Solar Cell Efficiency a Delicate Balance

Research from North Carolina State University reveals that solar cell efficiency is based upon a delicate balance between the size and purity of the interior layers, or domains. These findings may lead to better designs […] 

Mar 27, 2014

College of Veterinary Medicine Open House Scheduled for March 29

North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will host an open house on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event features more than 45 exhibits, special demonstrations, and opportunities […] 

Mar 25, 2014

Lobo’s Hope

It's not every day that a veterinarian runs into an animal like Lobo, a binturong. The tree-dwelling carnivore is native to Southeast Asia, but NC State veterinary medicine students learn to treat him and other wild animals by joining the carnivore team. 

Mar 14, 2014

Veterinary Medicine Open House Scheduled for March 29

What: North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will host an open house to give the public an insider’s view of transformative animal medicine at one of the nation’s top veterinary colleges. The […] 

Mar 13, 2014

Researchers Describe Oxygen’s Different Shapes

Oxygen-16, one of the key elements of life on earth, is produced by a series of reactions inside of red giant stars. Now a team of physicists, including one from North Carolina State University, has […] 

Mar 12, 2014

Countering the Caregiver Placebo Effect

How do you know that your pet is benefiting from its pain medication? A new clinical trial design  could help overcome pet owners’ unconscious observation bias and determine whether the drugs they test are effective. […]