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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.  

Aug 20, 2015

Francine Cronin Named Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development

Francine Cronin, a fundraising professional with more than 25 years of experience in higher education, will serve as associate vice chancellor for university development.  

Aug 19, 2015

Vomiting Device Offers First Direct Evidence That Vomit Aerosolizes Norovirus-Like Particles

Using a vomiting device of their creation, researchers are reporting the first direct evidence that vomiting can aerosolize virus particles similar to human norovirus. 

Aug 19, 2015

Female Mosquitofish Genitalia Evolve in Response to Predators, Interbreeding

When female mosquitofish in the Bahamas say no, they mean it. 

Aug 19, 2015

Algorithm Interprets Breathing Difficulties to Aid in Medical Care

NC State researchers have developed an efficient algorithm that can interpret the wheezing of patients with breathing difficulties to give medical providers information about what’s happening in the lungs. The research is part of a larger, ongoing project to develop wearable smart medical sensors for monitoring, collecting and interpreting personal health data.