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Mar 31, 2015

Food Safety 101: What Is Campylobacter (and What Are We Doing About It)?

Researcher Hannah Bolinger explains what campylobacteriosis is, why it's important, and what researchers are doing to tackle the problem. 

Mar 31, 2015

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Angel Cruz

NC State researcher Angel Cruz explains why she is working on cost-effective ways to improve soil quality and conservation for small farmers to improve food production in Central America. 

Mar 30, 2015

Listeriosis and Produce: What’s the Connection?

How NC State researchers are trying to understand and address the health risks associated with listeriosis and fresh produce. 

Mar 25, 2015

Study Underscores Complexity of Geopolitics in the Age of the Aztec Empire

New archaeological research highlights the complexity of geopolitics in Aztec-era Mesoamerica and illustrates how the relationships among ancient states extended beyond warfare and diplomacy to issues concerning trade and the flow of goods. 

Mar 18, 2015

An Improved Method for Coating Gold Nanorods

Researchers have fine-tuned a technique for coating gold nanorods with silica shells, allowing engineers to create large quantities of the nanorods and giving them more control over the thickness of the shell. Gold nanorods are being investigated for use in a wide variety of biomedical applications. 

Mar 16, 2015

Depictions of Race on TV News Can Influence Perception of Police

Research shows that depictions of race on television news programs can strongly influence support for police among non-white viewers.  

Mar 16, 2015

How Science Can Help Beekeepers Protect Their Colonies

David Tarpy and his lab are using advanced diagnostic tools to help beekeepers keep their honey bee colonies healthy and productive. 

Mar 11, 2015

Do CEOs Time Option Grants Relative to Stock Splits?

Research shows that CEOs time their stock option grants to take advantage of a bump in price that comes from stock splits. 

Mar 10, 2015

Why Everyone Should Care About Food Safety

Food safety poses a global health problem. But it also causes millions of illnesses in the U.S. every year -- costing the country more than $14 billion annually. 

Mar 6, 2015

Textiles Alum Plunges Into the ‘Shark Tank’

During her senior year at NC State, textiles alumna Sharon Bui set an ambitious goal for herself: earn a spot on “Shark Tank,” the ABC reality show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to famous funders. Less than […]