Tracey Peake

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Keratin, Pigment, Proteins from 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Show Survival Trait Evolution

Fossil tissues show that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.

Oct 12, 2017  |  The Abstract

Tracing Subglacial Water Storage

Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.

Oct 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

Pass It On: Bacteria Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through Soil

Antibiotic resistance can be passed between bacteria in the environment, including in the soil.

Oct 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes

Researchers engineer designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules

Oct 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Stranded Cetacean? There’s an App for That

Introducing WhaleScale, the cetacean weight calculating app for iPhone.

Sep 28, 2017  |  The Abstract

Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves From Viral Invaders

The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves.

Sep 12, 2017  |  The Abstract

Nothing But the Tooth – What Dental Remains from Homo naledi Can Tell Us

What can dental development in Homo naledi fossils tell us about their evolution and the evolution of Homo sapiens?

Aug 30, 2017  |  The Abstract

Molecular Motors and Molecular Machines – a Q&A with Gufeng Wang

Researchers create light-driven, motorized molecules capable of drilling holes in membranes of individual cells.

Aug 29, 2017  |  The Abstract

Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra

Researchers pinpoint previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin.

Aug 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Look Ma, No Hands: Researchers Use Vacuum for Hands-Free Patterning of Liquid Metal

NC State engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal.