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Dec 15, 2014

If Eggnog Has Eggs in it, Why Is it Safe to Drink?

Eggnog is a holiday treat, but it contains — surprise! — eggs. So how come it’s okay for us to drink it? Here are a few questions and answers about eggnog and food safety. 

Dec 15, 2014

Still the Farmer’s Best Friend

Now 100 years old, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is finding new ways to serve North Carolina — with help from NC State. 

Dec 15, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Magdalena Sorger

Meet Magdalena Sorger, who left business school to study ants from Florida to Ethiopia to Borneo. 

Dec 12, 2014

NC State Innovation Lights Amsterdam’s Rainbow Station

NC State technology helps an artist create a vibrant image in Amsterdam's Central train station. Discover the science behind the magical Rainbow Station. 

Dec 11, 2014

New Parking Machine Options in January

New parking options will roll out in January when Pay-By-Space machines open for business in three locations on campus. 

Dec 11, 2014

Help NC State Save Energy Over Holidays

It's going to be cold on campus over the holidays, when the university reduces the thermostats in most buildings to save money on energy costs. 

Dec 11, 2014

Grant Enhances U.S.-France Exchange

NC State wins one of four grants designed to aid scholarship, language education and study-abroad programs with France. 

Dec 11, 2014

Come to Chancellor’s Holiday Reception

Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife Susan invite all faculty and staff to The Point on Friday, Dec. 19 for their annual Holiday Open House. 

Dec 11, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Jeni Burnette

Editor’s note: This post was written by Jeni Burnette, an assistant professor of psychology at NC State. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity of researchers […] 

Dec 11, 2014

Stacking Two-Dimensional Materials May Lower Cost of Semiconductor Devices

Researchers have found that stacking materials that are only one atom thick can create semiconductor junctions that transfer charge efficiently, regardless of whether the crystalline structure of the materials is mismatched – lowering the manufacturing cost for a wide variety of semiconductor devices such as solar cells, lasers and LEDs.