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Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami

Researchers have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Childhood Mentors Boost Career Success

Young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers, putting them on a path to success. 

Sep 10, 2014 | The Abstract

Polarization Imaging Reveals New Views of Hunt Library, Insight into Exciting Field of Research

These two photos of the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library use a false-color technique to reveal a characteristic of light called polarization. 

Sep 9, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Miguel A. Acosta

Miguel Acosta discusses his research concerning the development and characterization of microfluidic devices to study cancer. 

Sep 9, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Advance Artificial Intelligence for Player Goal Prediction in Gaming

NC State researchers have developed artificial intelligence software that is significantly better than any previous technology at predicting what goal a player is trying to achieve in a video game. The work holds promise for helping game developers design new ways of improving the gameplay experience. 

Sep 8, 2014 | The Abstract

Helping Keep School Lunches Safe

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ellen Thomas, a Ph.D candidate in NC State’s Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences. This post also appears on the food safety blog barfblog.com. In 2006, […] 

Sep 4, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Titania-Based Material Holds Promise as New Insulator for Superconductors

Research shows that a type of modified titania, or titanium dioxide, holds promise as an electrical insulator for superconducting magnets, allowing heat to dissipate while preserving the electrical paths along which current flows. 

Sep 3, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Elizabeth Loboa

Elizabeth Loboa uses her engineering expertise to extend the frontiers of medicine. Her work focuses on generating new tissues for people suffering from traumatic wounds and tissue loss. 

Sep 3, 2014 | Research and Innovation

‘Family Meal’ Ideal Is Stressful, Impossible for Many Families

New research shows that home cooking and family meals place significant stresses on many families – and are simply impossible for others. 

Sep 2, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Asian Camel Crickets Now Common in U.S. Homes

Non-native species of camel crickets, known for their propensity for eating anything, including each other, have spread into homes across the eastern United States.