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Aug 18, 2015

Proof-Of-Concept Study Shows Potential for Using Ultrasound to Detect Early Signs of Preterm Labor

An international team of researchers has conducted a proof-of-concept study that raises the possibility of using ultrasound techniques to detect cervical stiffness changes that indicate an increased risk of preterm labor in pregnant women. 

Aug 11, 2015

Elastic Drug Delivery Technology Releases Drugs When Stretched

Delivering drugs in an efficient way won't be a stretch for new NC State technology. 

Aug 3, 2015

Study Uncovers Communication Strategies Couples Can Use to Address Financial Uncertainty

Money can be a significant source of conflict in relationships, and new research details techniques couples can use to address financial uncertainty, highlighting the importance of communication in managing uncertainty and reducing stress. 

Aug 3, 2015

Innovative Tech Aims to Help Smokers Kick the Habit

Entrepreneurs at NC State have developed technology to help people understand what triggers their craving for a cigarette, and use that information to cut back on smoking. 

Jul 29, 2015

The Evolutionary Link Between Diet and Stomach Acidity

Researchers have found that scavengers, or species that eat food at high risk of microbial contamination, have more acidic stomachs. Learn how the new findings relate to human health. 

Jul 22, 2015

Highlighting STEM and Diversity at NC State

One way NC State is trying to highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

Jul 22, 2015

Researchers Boost Wireless Power Transfer With Magnetic Field Enhancement

Research shows that passing wireless power transfer through a magnetic resonance field enhancer – which can be as simple as a copper loop – can boost the transfer efficiency by at least 100 percent as compared to transferring through air alone.  

Jul 21, 2015

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Margarita López-Uribe

From Colombia to North Carolina, one scientist shares her journey from being a child who was afraid of bugs to being an entomology researcher. 

Jul 20, 2015

Study: the Angelina Jolie Effect on Breast Cancer Screening

Angelina Jolie received widespread media attention in 2013 when she told the public that she’d tested positive for a gene associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, and subsequently had a double mastectomy. Now research shows that this publicity did influence some women’s intentions to seek out similar genetic testing. 

Jul 20, 2015

The Ecology of the Future and the Future of Ecology

Biologists are trying to understand the impact of global climate change while also working with college students from underrepresented groups to help shape the future of ecology research.