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Sep 23, 2014 | The Abstract

Fast Facts about Cutting Boards and Food Safety in Your Kitchen

Anything that touches your food can be a source of contamination and foodborne illness – including cutting boards. Learn what you can do to limit the risk of foodborne illness. 

Sep 22, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Sasha Ishmael

Sasha Ishmael explains how a childhood fear led to her research on superconductors. 

Sep 15, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: De Anna Beasley

De Anna Beasley discusses her work as an insect ecologist, studying the effects of environmental stress on insect development and function. 

Sep 12, 2014 | The Abstract

The Night of the Elephants: Adventures of a Scientist in the Field

Scientists are more likely to have adventures than many people with more mundane jobs. Stephanie Schuttler is a good example. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Campus Life

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Erin Seekamp

Erin Seekamp discusses her work as a social scientist studying communities' ability to respond to climate change. 

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 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 2, 2014 | The Abstract

Dogs, Math and Computers: How One Researcher Gets His Ideas

Where does inspiration come from? One researcher talks about artificial intelligence, computer science, and working with dogs. 

Aug 28, 2014 | The Abstract

Cities as a Glimpse of the Future

How researchers learned that cities may serve as a crystal ball for the impact of climate change on an important insect pest.