Tracey Peake

Jul 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle

Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.

Jul 17, 2018  |  The Abstract

Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable

New approach narrows down huge calculations – like those involved in quantum physics – by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals

Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers find connection between genes, response to environmental Chemicals

Jun 27, 2018  |  The Abstract

Compounds Kill C. diff, Don’t Affect Other Gut Bacteria In Vitro

Compound holds promise for controlling C. difficile infections without affecting other bacteria in the gut.

Jun 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Flipping the Switch on Itch: Researchers Identify Neuropeptide Involved in Transmitting Itch Signal to Brain in Eczema

Researchers pinpoint a neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals to brain in eczema.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe

ChemMaps lets users navigate the chemical space of over 8,000 drugs and 47,000 environmental compounds in 3D and real time.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Compound Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens Could Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics

A new synthetic compound inspired by a natural product could be a useful chemical tool for studying antibiotic-resistant infections.

May 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Listen for Failure in Granular Materials

A new way to probe granular materials without disturbing them may enable researchers to forecast their failure.

May 24, 2018

A Better B1 Building Block

A B1 precursor called cHET can be easily taken up and used in extremely small concentrations by phytoplankton and plants.

May 23, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Frequent Hurricanes Change Estuarial Ecosystems

Increased hurricane frequency can lead to increased algal blooms, fish kills and dead zones in estuaries.

May 21, 2018  |  The Abstract

Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed.

May 17, 2018  |  The Abstract

More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds

A recent survey conducted by NC State veterinary pharmacists found that there’s still a lot of confusion regarding which foods, plants and medications can be toxic to pets.

May 7, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs

NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs.

Apr 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Scratching the Surface of Itch

Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.