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Dec 14, 2017

A simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide onto gold nanorods

Researchers from North Carolina State University and MIT have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide (magnetite) nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional nanoparticles with useful magnetic and optical properties.

Dec 14, 2017

The Navy’s Electronic-Warfare Planes Could Soon Become ‘Motherships’

Northrop, the Navy, the Office of Naval Research, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, North Carolina State University and the University of South Carolina are all collaborating on the Dash-X effort.

Dec 14, 2017

Groups help women with postpartum mood disorders

Ten to 20 percent of new mothers experience postpartum depression. Betty-Shannon Prevatt, MA, LPA, Clinical Psychologist at North Carolina State University, found 21 percent of them keep that to themselves.

Dec 14, 2017

Scientists Shoot Human Heads Filled With Cow Blood for Science

“An interesting, if somewhat disgusting paper,” said Stephen Michielsen, a professor at North Carolina State University who studies bloodstain patterns on textiles, but who was not involved with this research.

Dec 13, 2017

New Documentary Delights With Spectacular Visuals of the Panama Isthmus, A Migratory Superhighway

Environmental changes haven’t affected the birds as much as other species, such as those followed by Roland Kays, a zoologist and wildlife biologist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and North Carolina State University.

Dec 13, 2017

NC State researcher hopes to create ‘fairy tale ending’ by finding cure for ALS

Some research is done slowly and analytically in a sterile environment, but a North Carolina State University professor is having none of that. He’s personally invested in what he is doing because the research may mean life or death to […]

Dec 13, 2017

The One Deodorant You Should Stop Using, According To Experts

“It could be phthalates, or it could be substances that cause allergies or skin irritation,” says Heather Patisaul, Ph.D., an associate professor of biology at North Carolina State University.

Dec 13, 2017

Program Easily Converts Molecules to 3D Models for 3D Printing, Virtual and Augmented Reality

At North Carolina State University, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Denis Fourches uses technology to research the effectiveness of new drugs.

Dec 13, 2017

The Strange, Horrifying History of Cherry Research Farm in North Carolina

Moreno, a soft-spoken Panamanian man, is part of a team of researchers at Cherry Farm, a 2,200-acre facility about an hour outside of Raleigh that is jointly operated by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the Center for Environmental […]

Dec 13, 2017

Farm-to-childcare relationship holds promise

North Carolina State University researchers are exploring the relationship between farmers and childcare facilities – a segment of the local food movement that holds a myriad of economic and social opportunities.