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Sep 1, 2015

NC State to Announce ‘Backpacks to Briefcases’ Program

NC State to announce 'Backpacks to Briefcases," a workforce development project funded by Duke Energy Foundation. 

Sep 1, 2015

New Technique Lowers Cost of Energy-Efficient Embedded Computer Systems

Electrical and computer engineers have developed a new technique for creating less-expensive, low-power embedded systems – the computing devices found in everything from thermostats to automobiles. 

Aug 31, 2015

Dialect Influences Appalachian Students’ Experiences in College

Students who speak a stigmatized dialect may be at a disadvantage in the classroom.  

Aug 31, 2015

Tail As Old As Time – Researchers Trace Ankylosaur’s Tail Evolution

How did the ankylosaur get its tail club? Researchers traced the evolution of the ankylosaur’s distinctive tail, finding that the handle arrived first on the scene, and the knot at the end of the tail followed. 

Aug 28, 2015

Study: Better Signs Could Help Reduce Friction Between Motorists, Bicyclists

Researchers find "Bicycles May Use Full Lane" sign more effective than "Share the Road." 

Aug 28, 2015

Researchers Use DNA ‘Clews’ to Shuttle CRISPR-Cas9 Gene-Editing Tool into Cells

Researchers have for the first time created and used a nanoscale vehicle made of DNA to deliver a CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool into cells. 

Aug 28, 2015

Donor Giving Sets Record in FY 2014-15

NC State alumni and supporters donated at record levels in the fiscal year that ended June 30, boosting the university’s endowment to a record $984 million. 

Aug 27, 2015

Buddy System for Dissertation Writers

There’s nothing easy about writing your dissertation. Thanks to a new program in the Graduate School, you can join a supportive community during the process. 

Aug 25, 2015

Nobel Laureate Astrophysicist John Mather to Speak at NC State

Dr. John Mather, Nobel Prize winner and senior astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, will present “From the Big Bang to Now, Observing the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope.” 

Aug 21, 2015

How DNA ‘Proofreader’ Proteins Pick and Edit Their Reading Material

Researchers have discovered how two important proofreader proteins know where to look for errors during DNA replication and how they work together to signal the body’s repair mechanism.