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Author: Tracey Peake

stent in blood vessel

Apr 5, 2021

Reopen and Regenerate: Exosome-Coated Stent Heals Vascular Injury, Repairs Damaged Tissue

Exosome-coated stent can prevent reopened blood vessels from narrowing, deliver regenerative therapies to damaged tissue. 

A stack of green money

Apr 1, 2021

Why Did Some State Tax Revenues Increase During the Pandemic?

A combination of progressive income tax rates and COVID-19 restrictions could explain why some states' tax revenues increased last year. 

A graphic shows the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Graphic by the CDC.

Mar 24, 2021

3 Common Antiviral Drugs Potentially Effective Against COVID-19

Three commonly used antiviral and antimalarial drugs are effective in vitro at preventing replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Mar 23, 2021

Pilot Study Finds Evidence of Bartonella Infection in Schizophrenia Patients

Researchers find evidence of Bartonella infection in the blood of people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. 

volcano

Mar 17, 2021

When Volcanoes Go Metal

What would a volcano - and its lava flow - look like on a planetary body made primarily of metal? 

chincoteague ponies

Mar 8, 2021

Model May Help Chincoteague Ponies Avoid Deadly Infection

Model identifies potential hot spots for P. insidiosum in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. 

human heart

Mar 3, 2021

Pericardial Injection Effective, Less Invasive Way To Get Regenerative Therapies to Heart

Injecting hydrogels containing regenerative therapeutics directly into the pericardial cavity could make treating heart injury cheaper and less invasive. 

CVM Covid Lab

Mar 3, 2021

NC State Announces In-House COVID-19 Testing Labs

New COVID-19 testing labs in CVM will handle all of campus' testing. 

Fish

Feb 24, 2021

After Hurricane Irma, Soundscape Reveals Resilient Reef Ecosystem

Soundscapes of coral reef ecosystems can recover quickly from hurricanes. 

Kittens

Feb 22, 2021

Kittens Could Hold Key To Understanding Deadly Diarrheal Disease in Children

Kittens could be the model for understanding sometimes deadly diarrheal disease in both animals and children. 

Sleeping newborn

Feb 22, 2021

Q&A: Phthalates and Child Brain Development

Heather Patisaul talks about how phthalates can impact developing brains. 

Photo of campus gateway.

Feb 17, 2021

The Search for Electron-Hole Liquids Gets Warmer

Graduate student Ryan Wilmington describes the prediction and discovery of electron-hole liquid formation at high temperatures. 

A raw turkey near a sink.

Feb 15, 2021

Campylobacter Strains Exchange Genes, Can Become More Virulent and Antibiotic Resistant

Two common strains of Campylobacter are exchanging genes, which could lead to more antibiotic-resistant and infectious strains. 

Cute piglet on straw

Feb 11, 2021

Multi-Model Approach Could Help Farmers Prepare for, Contain PEDV Outbreaks

A three-model approach could help farmers prevent the spread of PEDV in pigs. 

Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Feb 9, 2021

Bidirectional Contact Tracing Could Have a Dramatic Impact on COVID-19 Infection Numbers

NC State mathematician Alun Lloyd recently co-authored a study that found bidirectional contact tracing is twice as effective as forward tracing, the contact tracing method currently in use.