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Author: Tracey Peake

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 22, 2020

Study: Novel PFAS Comprise 24% of Those Measured in Blood of Wilmington, N.C. Residents

Novel PFAS are 24% of total PFAS detected in blood of Wilmington residents. 

painting of a double helix

Jul 16, 2020

Genome Guardians Stop and Reel in DNA to Correct Replication Errors

Two proofreading proteins stop and reel in DNA mismatches to prevent replication errors. 

Cute Dog

Jul 7, 2020

Bartonella rochalimae and Canine Heart Infections

Ed Breitschwerdt talks about the link between a Bartonella strain and health issues - including heart valve infection - in dogs. 

hypertorus

Jun 19, 2020

Teaching Physics to Neural Networks Removes ‘Chaos Blindness’

"Teaching" physics to neural networks helps them adapt to chaos. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jun 5, 2020

PFAS Present Throughout the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Food Chain

PFAS is in every step of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River food chain, researchers find. 

Dog looking at something off camera

Jun 1, 2020

Monitoring Environmental Exposures in Dogs Could be Early Warning System for Human Health

Man’s best friend may also be man’s best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in search for ALS biomarkers. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 14, 2020

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Track Novel Coronavirus in Wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks. 

Cat

May 5, 2020

Does Your Cat Have Arthritis?

A simple checklist can help cat owners catch early signs of arthritis in their pets. 

macrolactone database

Apr 21, 2020

New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research

A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development. 

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 17, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Will Be Active, NC State Researchers Predict

Researchers predict this hurricane season will see 18 to 22 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin. 

Apr 8, 2020

Off-the-Shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch Repairs Heart Attack Damage in Rats, Pigs

"Off-the-shelf" freezable, cell-free cardiac patch delivers therapy to site of heart attack injury. 

The world of itch.

Apr 7, 2020

Common Protein in Skin Can ‘Turn On’ Allergic Itch

A common protein can "turn on" itch neurons in skin, but blocking the signal can relieve itch. 

Mar 30, 2020

Drug Used to Treat Liver Disease Also Affects C. diff Life Cycle, Reduces Inflammation in Mice

A commonly used drug for treating liver disease can also reduce inflammation from C. diff infection in mice. 

Dog cuddling with man.

Mar 26, 2020

Is Your Dog Really Happy You’re Home?

Humans aren’t the only species that finds routine comforting – our pets benefit from it as well.