Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS
Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.
Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education
Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.
Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire
Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack
Katie Mack's enthusiasm for talking with the public about astronomy and skill at discussing complex subjects in accessible language have made her a go-to source for research on how the universe works.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti
Madhusudan Katti, an ecologist and member of NC State's Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster, engages in public science efforts that are as diverse as his research.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Caren Cooper
Caren Cooper is an ecologist and Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster member who wrote the book on citizen science — literally.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch
Science educator and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin
Leadership in Public Science cluster member Jean Goodwin studies how scientists and the public communicate with each other.
Forensic Technique Uses Forehead X-Rays to Assess Age of Juvenile Remains
Researchers have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles based on a frontal X-ray of the skull.
Researchers Use Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning to Create ‘Hyper-predictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery
Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyper-predictive drug discovery models.
Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes From Historic Dye Library
The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.
Computer Models Could Allow Researchers to Better Understand, Predict Adverse Drug Reactions
Research explains what happens at the molecular level during severe allergic reactions to abacavir, an antiviral drug commonly given to treat HIV.
Computer Simulations First Step Toward Designing New, More Efficient Amine Chemical Scrubbers
Molecular models aim to improve design of cheaper, more efficient amine chemicals to capture carbon dioxide.
ORIED Announces Inaugural GRIP Winners
Four NC State research teams have been selected as the inaugural winners of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), a three-year, $2.3 million seed-funding initiative designed to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the Triangle.
NC State Fighting Zika on Multiple Fronts
NC State is fighting the worldwide outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus Zika by designing innovative, mosquito-proof fabrics; developing mathematical models that describe and predict the spread of infections; genetically engineering mosquitos to suppress their transmission of disease; and drawing attention to missed opportunities for better biotechnology regulation.