Research and Innovation

Jul 19, 2017

Shedding Light on an Emerging Infectious Disease

A new research project answers lingering questions about Bartonella and Bartonellosis…

Jul 19, 2017  |  The Abstract

Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field

Some lessons learned from a student doing research on crop disease in Tanzania.

Jul 17, 2017  |  The Abstract

Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania

A student writes about her fieldwork in Tanzania, tackling a crop disease that threatens millions.

Jul 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Bridging the Funding Gap from Research to Commercialization

Five promising NC State projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund to help them move their inventions into the marketplace.

Jul 7, 2017

Neutrons Run Enzyme’s Reactivity for Better Biofuel Production

NC State and Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify a reaction that could lead to improved biofuel production processes and lower costs.

Jul 6, 2017  |  The Abstract

Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation

Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa.

Jul 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

From Transformers to Autonomous Systems

How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.

Jul 5, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality

A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.

Jul 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Technique ‘Sees’ Radioactive Material Even After It’s Gone

A new technique allows researchers to characterize nuclear material that was in a location even after the nuclear material has been removed.

Jun 29, 2017

Variation at a Central Metabolic Gene Influences Male Fruit Fly Lifespan

Why do females outlive males? For fruit flies, the answer can be found in the expression of an important metabolism gene.