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Apr 17, 2012

Better Pine Trees, Better Environment

Improved loblolly pines scrub more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. 

Apr 17, 2012

Energy Fellows Drive Sustainability Efforts

The federally funded Energy Fellows program is training the energy leaders of tomorrow. 

Mar 20, 2012

Social science

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Research Center will bring science, and NC State expertise, to the public in some exciting new ways. 

Feb 27, 2012

Fruit Flies, Mice and How Their Genetic Codes Can Help You

In the past two weeks, NC State geneticists Trudy Mackay and David Threadgill, working with collaborators from across the globe, have published landmark scientific papers and made available new resources that will make it easier for researchers to tease out the links between an organism’s genetic blueprint and its behavior or traits. 

Feb 13, 2012

Doggie Donor

Dogs were crucial to the development of donor bone marrow transplants as treatments for people with leukemia. NC State veterinarians recently returned the favor by performing their first transplant to carry marrow from one dog to another. 

Feb 13, 2012

Cancer Survivor Gets New Knee

Doctors at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine hope a new and improved prosthetic for pets could some day help people, too. 

Feb 13, 2012

Stem Cell Therapies for Paralyzed Pooches

In a new clinical trial, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine will test the effectiveness of stem cell therapy as a treatment for paralysis. Their results could change the lives of paralyzed pets -- and people, too. 

Feb 13, 2012

Man’s Best Friends

Veterinarians are responsible for the health and well-being of every species on the planet. In fact, the research they do to help our animal companions has very real implications for human beings as well. At NC State, the College of Veterinary Medicine and centers like the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) promote research that can transform the health of both animals and humans. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: Research for the real world

NC State research doesn't live only in the lab: our forensic scientists have helped law enforcement close cases. 

Jan 23, 2012

CSI: NC State

NC State experts unlock the secrets of soil samples, skulls, fibers and more to help law enforcement turn cold cases into convictions.