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Tracey Peake

Nov 11, 2022

Wastewater, Syndromic COVID-19 Surveillance Are Important Pieces of COVID-Monitoring Toolkit

Wastewater and syndromic surveillance monitoring are useful complements to lab-confirmed case surveillance during a pandemic. 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Oct 24, 2022

Gestational Exposure to Flame Retardant Alters Brain Development in Rats

Exposure in utero to a common flame retardant altered brain development in newborn rats. 

alligator

Oct 20, 2022

Alligators Exposed to PFAS Show Autoimmune Effects

Some alligators in the Cape Fear river have elevated PFAS blood levels and unhealed or infected lesions. 

satellite image of smoke across arctic

Sep 19, 2022

Wildfire Smoke May Have Amplified Arctic Phytoplankton Bloom

Smoke from a Siberian wildfire may have transported enough nitrogen to parts of the Arctic Ocean to amplify a phytoplankton bloom. 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Sep 12, 2022

Researchers Explore Enzymes That Use a Cation, not Oxygen-Addition, to Drive Reactions

Researchers studied structure and binding mechanisms of Fe/2OG enzymes to explore their potential for use in creating valuable molecules. 

water faucet

Sep 7, 2022

Elevated Cholesterol Found in GenX Exposure Study Participants

Elevated levels of PFAS associated with higher cholesterol in blood of GenX Exposure Study participants. 

Sep 1, 2022

Computational Model Could Speed Development of Semiconductors Useful in Quantum Applications

A computational model predicts how optical properties of semiconductor materials change when doped with other elements. 

Graphic shows process of achieving superflorescence at room temperature.

Aug 29, 2022

‘Naturally Insulating’ Material Emits Pulses of Superfluorescent Light at Room Temperature

Work could lead to the development of faster microchips, neurosensors and quantum computing materials. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 15, 2022

Statistical Tool Finds ‘Gaps’ in DNA Data Sets Shouldn’t Be Ignored

A simple statistical test could help evolutionary biologists avoid bias in analyses. 

Golden retriever

Aug 15, 2022

Researchers Assess Diagnostic Criteria for Canine Glioma

Recently created diagnostic criteria for canine glioma leads to more consensus among pathologists. 

Cute Dog

Aug 9, 2022

Hearing Loss in Dogs Associated With Dementia

Hearing loss and dementia can go hand in hand in older dogs. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 5, 2022

Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Rodent Model

Inhalable, shelf-stable COVID-19 vaccine could address challenges of vaccine storage and administration. 

PEDM

Jul 1, 2022

When Volcanology and Art Collide

Arianna Soldati talks about a unique collaboration between volcanologists and glass artists. 

gold nanorods

Jun 22, 2022

Technique Allows Researchers to Align Gold Nanorods with Magnetic Fields

A new technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, allowing greater control over their optical properties. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 13, 2022

Understanding Room Temperature Superconductivity

Lex Kemper discusses attempts to untangle the secrets of superconducting material YBCO.