Tracey Peake

Jan 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Untangling Complex Interactions – With Lasers

Want to know exactly why and how a superconductor works on the atomic level? Hit it with laser pulses.

Dec 16, 2016

Listening for Lava

Del Bohnenstiehl listens to underwater volcanic eruptions in order to confirm the presence of lava.

Dec 6, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

When Neurons are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice

Neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior.

Nov 29, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Tweak Enzyme ‘Assembly Line’ to Improve Antibiotics

NC State chemists have discovered a way to make pinpoint changes to an enzyme-driven “assembly line” that will enable scientists to improve or change the properties of existing antibiotics as well as create designer compounds.

Nov 29, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Fabrication Technique Leads to Broader Sunlight Absorption in Plastic Solar Cells

Researchers have developed a new strategy for fabricating more efficient plastic solar cells.

Nov 28, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Toxic ‘Marine Snow’ Can Sink Quickly, Persist at Ocean Depths

A specific neurotoxin can persist, accumulate and reach significant depths quickly in “marine snow” formed by the algae Pseudo-nitzschia, which could impact shellfish and the humans who consume it.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Frontpage

Keratin and Melanosomes Preserved in 130-Million-Year-Old Bird Fossil

Researchers have found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Frontpage

New Treatment for Allergic Response Targets Mast Cells

Researchers stop allergic reactions by removing a key receptor from mast cells and basophils.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

AAAS Fellows Named

Three North Carolina State University faculty members have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Nov 10, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Develop Novel Approach for Quantifying Nitrate Discharge from Groundwater to Streams

Researchers have developed a new way to determine the rate at which nitrate pollution will make its way from groundwater into streams.