Oct 22, 2014 | Service and Community
NC State Program Addresses Shortage of Mental Health Professionals
North Carolina State University’s Department of Social Work is launching a new workforce program to recruit and train graduate students for careers in mental health and substance abuse treatment.
Oct 13, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Bio-Inspired ‘Nano-Cocoons’ Offer Targeted Drug Delivery Against Cancer Cells
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.
Oct 3, 2014 | The Abstract
Coating Nanotubes with Aluminum Oxide Lowers Risk of Lung Injury
A new study finds that coating multiwalled carbon nanotubes with aluminum oxide reduces the risk of lung scarring, or pulmonary fibrosis, in mice.
Sep 24, 2014 | The Abstract
Engineering A Better Food Bank
How an NC State engineering professor is helping food banks help those in need.
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 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation
New Nanomedicine Improves Stem Cell Therapy
A new nanoparticle may help heart attack patients regenerate healthy heart tissue without using donated or processed stem cells.
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, […]
Aug 4, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Researchers Develop Food Safety Social Media Guide
To help protect public health, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety.
Jul 28, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Motivation May Explain Disconnect Between Cognitive Testing and Real-Life Functioning for Older Adults
A psychology researcher at North Carolina State University is proposing a new theory to explain why older adults show declining cognitive ability with age, but don’t necessarily show declines in the workplace or daily life. […]
May 29, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Neural Transplant Reduces Absence Epilepsy Seizures in Mice
New research from North Carolina State University pinpoints the areas of the cerebral cortex that are affected in mice with absence epilepsy and shows that transplanting embryonic neural cells into these areas can alleviate symptoms […]