Research and Innovation

Dec 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

Protecting Water Quality

Chris Osburn studies the chemistry of lake ecosystems to gather information that policymakers can use to protect water quality.

Dec 5, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Lemur Study Highlights Role of Diet in Shaping Gut Microbiome

A study of the bacteria in the guts of three lemur species offers new insights into the role of diet in shaping these microbial ecosystems – and how these microbes may relate to primate health.

Dec 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Making AI ‘Intentional’: a Case Study and New Programming Framework

Computer science researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) game-playing program that exhibits social reasoning and “intentionality.”

Nov 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Inadvertently Boost Surface Area of Nickel Nanoparticles for Catalysis

A technique designed to coat nickel nanoparticles with silica shells actually fragments the material – creating a small core of oxidized nickel surrounded by smaller satellites.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Diffusion Plays Unusual Signaling Role in Drosophila Embryos

Research shows that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass

New technique allows researchers to get a more in-depth view of microbial communities.

Nov 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma

Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals

The number of neuroscience research studies reporting the sex of lab animals increased significantly in the current decade, though sex bias remains present.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Libraries Offer New Writing, Editing Tool for Researchers

NCSU Libraries is running a yearlong trial of Overleaf, a program that helps scholars write, edit, format and share drafts of articles, posters, theses and lab reports.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Campus Life

Stakeholders, University Celebrate Plant Sciences Partnership

Agricultural leaders plant their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they mark their commitment to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.