Watch the Talley Webcam
Get a bird’s eye view of progress on the Talley Student Center renovation with its live webcam feed.
Floyd Receives Defense Award
Dr. Brian Floyd, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has won a $300,000 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
With or Without You
Virgin motherhood by a copperhead snake. Sperm storage for more than five years by an eastern diamondback rattlesnake before fertilization and motherhood. Reptile reproduction, to steal from Alice in Wonderland, is getting curioser and curioser. In a new paper, Dr. […]
NC State Project Focuses On Education For Foster Children
When children are placed in foster care, it often means a disruption in their education, as well as a change in living situation – which can hurt their educational performance. Now NC State researchers are using a federal grant to […]
Spontak Wins Professorship
Dr. Richard Spontak, chemical engineer and materials scientist, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of a professorship at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Circadian Rhythm Linked to Skin Cancer in Mice
Score one for the siesta. When you’re hit with that afternoon energy lull, don’t head outside to find some sunlight to brighten your day. The same circadian rhythm that saps your afternoon energy also appears to slow down some important […]
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In 185 A.D., Chinese astronomers recorded a bright “guest star” in the night sky. By the 1960s, astronomers figured out that the guest star was in fact a supernova, and identified the remains of the stellar explosion. And in 2011, […]
Note: The following is mostly taken from a really nice article provided by the folks at NASA, so I can’t take credit for the writing here! In 185 A.D., Chinese astronomers recorded a bright “guest star” in the night sky. […]
Research Finds Gallium Nitride is Non-Toxic, Biocompatible – Holds Promise For Biomedical Implants
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Purdue University have shown that the semiconductor material gallium nitride (GaN) is non-toxic and is compatible with human cells – opening the door to the material’s use in a variety of biomedical implant […]