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Jul 10, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Nadia Singh

Editor’s note: This post was written by Nadia Singh, an assistant professor of biological sciences at NC State. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity of […] 

Jul 8, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Xiaohui Gu

Editor’s note: This post was written by Xiaohui (Helen) Gu, an associate professor of computer science at NC State. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity […] 

Jul 8, 2014 | Research and Innovation

When Faced With Some Sugars, Bacteria Can Be Picky Eaters

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Minnesota have found for the first time that genetically identical strains of bacteria can respond very differently to the presence of sugars and other organic […] 

Jul 7, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Science and Cookies: Researchers Tap Into Citizen Science to Shed Light on Ant Diversity

Scientists from North Carolina State University and the University of Florida have combined cookies, citizen science and robust research methods to track the diversity of ant species across the United States, and are now collaborating […] 

Jul 2, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Inspired by Nature, Researchers Create Tougher Metal Materials

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have found that by gradually changing the internal structure of metals they can make stronger, tougher materials that can be customized for a wide variety […] 

Jul 1, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Ahmad Alsabbagh

Editor’s note: This post was written by Ahmad Alsabbagh, who recently completed his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering at NC State. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the […] 

Jun 24, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Mahsa Mohiti-Asli

Editor’s note: This post was written by Mahsa Mohiti-Asli, a postdoctoral researcher in the joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that […] 

Jun 23, 2014 | Research and Innovation

‘Sensing Skin’ Quickly Detects Cracks, Damage in Concrete Structures

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed new “sensing skin” technology designed to serve as an early warning system for concrete structures, allowing authorities to respond quickly to […] 

Jun 18, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Trap-Jaw Ants Spreading in Southeastern United States

Trap-jaw ant species are active hunters with venomous stings and jaws powerful enough to fling themselves through the air. According to new research, they are also spreading into new territory in the southeastern United States. […] 

Jun 16, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Mia de los Reyes

Editor’s note: This post comes from Mia de los Reyes, an NC State undergraduate who is double majoring in pure math and physics. A Park Scholar, de los Reyes was also recently awarded both a […]