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Oct 17, 2014

7 Ways to Detox Your Home

A growing pile of research shows that endocrine-disrupting chemicals can hijack hormonal systems in your brain and thyroid, putting you at risk for asthma, diabetes, weigh gain, and cancer. Heather Patisaul, biology, featured. 

Oct 17, 2014

Archaeologists, Geologists Help Search At Clemmons House

Anthropologists from NC State’s Forensics Science Unit helped Forsyth County investigators in a search through the backyard where human remains were found in Clemmons. 

Oct 17, 2014

Experts seek new ideas to keep Oregon Inlet clear

NC State expert describes the possibility of installing a system of sand pumps at Oregon Inlet to suck sand from the waterway and dump it on land. Billy Edge, civil, construction and environmental engineering, featured. 

Oct 18, 2014

Follow these tips to make a great first impression at a job fair

Hundreds of job seekers check out the companies at NC State’s engineering job fair. John Hutchings, management, featured. 

Oct 15, 2014

Study: Lake Erie vulnerable to bacteria blooms

Ambitious goals are needed for reducing phosphorus runoff in Lake Erie that feeds large blooms like the one that forced a temporary tap water shutdown in and near Toledo, Ohio. Daniel Obenour, civil, construction and […] 

Oct 15, 2014

A gift of gratitude boosts immigration studies at NCSU

Moise A. Khayrallah and his wife  have given NC State an $8.1 million gift to create a center to study immigration with the focus on the large exodus from Lebanon. Akram Khater, history, featured. 

Oct 15, 2014

DNA-based ‘Nano-Cocoons’ Attack, Kill Cancer Cells

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed a drug delivery system consisting of nanoscale “cocoons” made of DNA that target cancer cells and trick the cells into absorbing the cocoon before unleashing anticancer drugs. Zhen Gu, Wujin […] 

Oct 15, 2014

Bio-Inspired Nano-Cocoons Offer New Way to Treat Cancer

Bio-inspired nano-cocoons may offer the newest method for delivering drugs used to treat the spread of cancer cells. Zhen Gu, Wujin Sun, Yue Lu and Margaret Reiff, biomedical engineering, featured. 

Oct 15, 2014

NCSU College of Textiles enrollment hits five-year high, adds major in 2015

North Carolina’s textile industry is on the upswing, and NC State’s College of Textile enrollment has been on the rise for the last five years. Behnam Pourdeyhimi, textiles, featured. 

Oct 13, 2014

Reasons to oppose NC gay marriage in principle

The long-term losses to American society of legalizing gay marriage may outweigh the long-term gains. Sanford Kessler, political science, featured.