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Jun 30, 2015

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Cats Avoid Places Coyotes Roam

An NC State animal tracking expert says the first large-scale study of 74 million U.S. domestic cats shows they hunt close to home. 

Jun 29, 2015

Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences With Faith, Diversity

An NC State education professor is helping lead a national, four-year study of college students' interfaith experiences at 130 campuses. 

Jun 29, 2015

Study: Even Fraud-Savvy Investors Often Look for the Wrong Red Flags

Researchers have found that most investors who are vigilant about corporate fraud are tracking warning signs that are only clear after it’s too late to protect their investment. 

Jun 25, 2015

MARCKS Protein May Help Protect Brain Cells From Age Damage

The MARCKS protein may play an important role in protecting barrier cells in the brain from damage due to aging. 

Jun 24, 2015

Distributed Technique for Power ‘Scheduling’ Advances Smart Grid Concept

Researchers have developed a new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids that advances the smart grid concept by coordinating the energy being produced and stored by conventional and renewable sources. 

Jun 23, 2015

Smart Insulin Patch Could Replace Painful Injections for Diabetes

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention from researchers at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who have created the first “smart insulin patch.” 

Jun 19, 2015

New Trustee Appointments Named

Governor Pat McCrory appoints two new members to the NC State Board of Trustees, Ann Goodnight and Robert "Chip" Andrews III. 

Jun 16, 2015

Researchers Create Transparent, Stretchable Conductors Using Nano-Accordion Structure

Researchers have created stretchable, transparent conductors that work because of the structures’ “nano-accordion” design. The conductors could be used in applications such as flexible electronics, stretchable displays or wearable sensors. 

Jun 15, 2015

Bacterial Genome Scalpel Can Identify Key Gene Regions

Bacteria have a system for ridding genomes of unwanted DNA sequences. But how does the system work in bacteria? NC State researchers find out. 

Jun 12, 2015

Rebar Named New Research Chief

Internationally recognized veterinary pathologist Alan Rebar comes to NC State to lead the research office.