Tracey Peake

Dec 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage

Soft-tissue analysis of Jurassic ichthyosaur reveals they were most likely warm-blooded, had insulating blubber and camouflage coloration.

Nov 28, 2018  |  The Abstract

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery

Nov 7, 2018  |  The Abstract

Researchers.One – A New Model for Open Access Publishing and Peer Review

Researchers develop genuinely open-access peer review publication platform they believe will promote academic freedom, broaden dissemination and even help improve the quality of scientific research.

Nov 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS

Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.

Nov 1, 2018  |  The Abstract

Building Better Predictions From Polls

Inaccurate 2016 election predictions weren’t due to shy voters or flawed surveys, but to excessive averaging over multiple polls. An NC State statistician proposes a better model.

Oct 25, 2018  |  The Abstract

A Calculated Risk: Researchers Calculate Priority Index for Leptospirosis Risk in Brazil

In a bid to reduce Leptospirosis in Brazil, researchers have developed a risk-based priority index for all 26 Brazilian states, to help public health officials target areas most likely to be affected.

Oct 23, 2018  |  The Abstract

Salmonella Loves Hydrogen Peroxide – And Helps Your Body Make More of It

Salmonella is super effective in making us sick because it turns the body’s defense mechanism to its advantage. New research describes just how Salmonella does what it does.

Oct 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Taking Their Vitamins: Researchers Find Bacterioplankton Rely on Environmental Vitamin B1 Rather Than Making Their Own

Researchers find that more bacterioplankton utilize vitamin B1 or B1 precursors from their environment than synthesize their own.

Oct 16, 2018  |  The Abstract

Not All Analyses Are Equal: Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems

When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal.

Oct 11, 2018  |  The Abstract

Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: 5 Questions With NC State Physicists Patrick Barry and Chueng Ji

Researchers from NC State University have determined the probability of finding a gluon inside the pion. The Abstract talks with them about what this finding means for our understanding of how the universe works.

Sep 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces

A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.

Sep 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Math in Motion

An NC State mathematician and a dancer have worked together to create a unique modern dance performance that brings math concepts to life.

Sep 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart

Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart's potassium levels.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets With Intestinal Injury Recover

Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets.