Stories From Mar 2018

Mar 29, 2018  |  The Abstract

An Egg-cellent Discovery

High on a rocky cliff in central Utah, paleontologists Lindsay Zanno and Bucky Gates found something rare – a large clutch of fossilized dinosaur eggs.

Mar 29, 2018  |  HR and Finance

Spring Football Game Includes Employee Appreciation Event

Faculty and staff are invited to a free tailgate event prior to the annual Kay Yow Spring Football Game at Carter-Finley Stadium on April 7, as well as discounted tickets to that night's Carolina Hurricanes hockey game. Registration is required.

Mar 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

A Moveable Feast: Antibiotics Give C. diff a Nutrient-Rich Environment, No Competition

Antibiotic use creates a “banquet” for Clostridium difficile (C. diff), by altering the native gut bacteria that would normally compete with C. diff for nutrients.

Mar 27, 2018  |  The Abstract

Experiment Seeks to Determine Why Matter Outnumbers Anti-matter In The Universe

New project is aimed at detecting a process called neutrinoless double-beta decay, which could be key to explaining why there is more matter than anti-matter in the universe.

Mar 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Dogs With Spinal Injuries

Noninvasive pulsed electromagnetic field treatment could improve pain, reduce inflammation in dogs with spinal injury.

Mar 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Protecting Firefighters

NC State experts in the College of Textiles’ Textile Protection and Comfort Center are developing and testing equipment to protect the firefighters who protect us.

Mar 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Lightweight Metal Foam Blocks Blastwave, Debris From High-Explosive Rounds

Stainless steel composite metal foam can block blast pressure and fragmentation at 5,000 feet per second from high explosive incendiary rounds that detonate only 18 inches away.

Mar 22, 2018  |  The Abstract

“It Depends”: the Psychology of Health, Stress and Daily Life

Psychology offers insights into how we respond to the ups and downs of daily life.

Mar 22, 2018  |  Campus Life

Wolfpack Women Return to Sweet 16

With victories in 14 of its last 17 games, the Wolfpack women’s basketball team heads into the Sweet 16 determined to continue its winning ways. The fourth-seeded squad faces top-seeded Mississippi State Friday night in Kansas City.

Mar 22, 2018  |  Campus Life

Graduate Programs Rise in 2019 Rankings

Engineering and education advance in the U.S. News rankings of the nation’s top graduate programs.