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Author: Tracey Peake

Jan 19, 2021

Inflamed Environment Is C. diff Paradise

Inflammation benefits C. diff in two ways: by suppressing competition and creating more resources for the bacterium. 

Ellipsoid screen shot

Jan 12, 2021

Playing With Gravity

Student-created video game lets you use gravitational forces to propel a ship through space. 

Jan 11, 2021

Analytical Measurements Can Predict Organic Solar Cell Stability

An analytical measurement framework could help organic solar cell manufacturers determine the best materials for stable solar cells. 

Well-adjusted dog

Dec 17, 2020

Study Sets Baseline for Sleep Patterns in Healthy Adult Dogs

Knowing normal sleep patterns in dogs can help future researchers understand conditions that disrupt these patterns. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 8, 2020

Study: Bartonella Infection Associated With Psychiatric Symptoms and Skin Lesions

More evidence that Bartonella infection can be associated with neuropsychiatric and dermatological symptoms. 

Dueling Dinosaurs

Dec 1, 2020

Dueling Dinosaurs: A Q&A With Lindsay Zanno

Lindsay Zanno talks about the Dueling Dinosaurs fossil and what it could reveal. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Nov 12, 2020

In Mice, Cadmium Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Obesity, Metabolic Issues in Adult Female Offspring

Female offspring of mice exposed to cadmium during pregnancy suffer from obesity, fatty livers and abnormal glucose processing. 

Rooster at the NC State Fair.

Nov 10, 2020

Enterococcus Co-Infection Makes Colibacillosis Deadlier in Poultry

When a particular strain of Enterococcus is found alongside E. coli in cases of avian colibacillosis, poultry fatality rates are higher. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Nov 9, 2020

Researchers Identify New Rickettsia Species in Dogs

A new species of Rickettsia bacteria may cause significant disease in dogs and humans. 

NC State researcher Jane Hoppin meets with students on her team to discuss their GenX community exposure study.

Oct 28, 2020

NC State Researchers Invite Wilmington, Brunswick County Residents to Participate in GenX Exposure Study

NC State researchers recruiting new participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for the GenX Exposure Study. 

aerial view of flooded homes and forest

Oct 1, 2020

Arcobacter Abundant in Hurricane Florence Floodwaters

Post-hurricane floodwaters reveal abundance of Arcobacter, an emerging pathogen. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 29, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Leads to Obesity, Stunted Growth in Zebrafish

A zebrafish study shows that lack of Vitamin D in early development can lead to obesity and stunted growth. 

Venus

Sep 18, 2020

Why Phosphine in Venus’ Clouds is a Big Deal

Paul Byrne explains why finding phosphine gas on Venus is important, and where we go from here. 

Simulated view of Venus

Sep 17, 2020

Venus’ Ancient Layered, Folded Rocks Point to Volcanic Origin

Some of the oldest terrain on Venus could provide insights into the enigmatic planet's geological history. 

Low energy green light starts polymerization process.

Sep 16, 2020

Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production

Researchers demonstrate a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monomer solutions.