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Dec 18, 2014

New technique moves researchers closer to new range of GaN biosensors

Researchers have found a way of binding peptides to the surface of gallium nitride (GaN) in a way that keeps the peptides stable even when exposed to water and radiation, moving researchers one step closer to […] 

Dec 18, 2014

US researchers find way to make biosensors from GaN

NC State researchers have found a way of binding peptides to the surface of GaN in a way that keeps the peptides stable even when exposed to water and radiation. Albena Ivanisevic, materials engineering, featured. 

Dec 18, 2014

Anatomy of a Gamer

According to NC State researcher, staying cognitively challenged is the key to retaining brain function as you get older. Jason Allaire, psychology, featured. 

Dec 18, 2014

New technique moves researchers closer to new range of GaN

Researchers have found a way of binding peptides to the surface of gallium nitride (GaN) in a way that keeps the peptides stable even when exposed to water and radiation. Albena Ivanisevic, materials engineering, featured. 

Dec 18, 2014

New technique moves researchers closer to new range of biosensors

Researchers have found a way of binding peptides to the surface of gallium nitride (GaN) in a way that keeps the peptides stable even when exposed to water and radiation, moving esearchers one step closer to […] 

Dec 18, 2014

Big data and the science of the Christmas tree

Researchers helping develop bioinformatics tools that will enable more scientists to find meaning in massive amounts of data, such as those on crop production. John Frampton, forestry and environmental resources, featured. 

Dec 18, 2014

Earthweek: A Diary of the Planet

A new study finds that armies of ants are keeping New York City clean by eating food litter left by the pedestrians who walk the streets of the city that never sleeps. Elsa Youngsteadt, entomology, featured. 

Dec 16, 2014

HERTY Launches CRADA With the Nonwovens Institute …

Georgia Southern University Herty Advanced Materials Development Center and the Nonwovens Institute at NC State announced the launch of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to accelerate the development of novel specialty fibers including islands-in-the-sea […] 

Dec 17, 2014

Risk Study Finds Compact Development Reduces Regional Air ..

An analysis by a team of North Carolina-based environmental and planning researchers concludes that densely populated regions with compact urban development that discourages commuting by car may only slightly lower average regional particulate matter concentrations […] 

Dec 16, 2014

Organic farmers to get a break on agriculture fees

The farm bill signed by President Barack Obama last February included several modest goodies for organic agriculture sector. NC State researchers are using $1.4 million in new federal funds to study organic treatment of mastitis […]