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NC State news is shared far and wide. Below are just some of our recent appearances in local, regional, national and international media publications.

Jan 15, 2013

Risky business

Risky business, ArabianBusiness.com, Jan. 13, 2013. Every time a bank is approached by a customer for a credit card or loan, there is a gamble involved. SAS Institute has largely been responsible for the development of statistical analysis tools used in making these decisions. The origins of SAS can be traced back  NC State University, where Goodnight earned a… 

Jan 15, 2013

Improving High Throughput Screening Assays

Improving High Throughput Screening Assays, Drug Discovery World – Online, Jan. 15, 2013. NC State research has shown that the volumes dispensed during drug screening programs can have a significant effect on the results obtained by assay screens. Nathaniel Hentz, biomanufacturing, featured. 

Jan 15, 2013

Students create NASA’s most popular web video ever; chat with them later today

Students create NASA’s most popular web video ever; chat with them later today, San Francisco Chronicle – Blogs, Jan. 15, 2013. A Gangnam-style parody video about activities at Johnson Space Center has become NASA’s most popular YouTube video. The lead singer and NC State student, Eric Sim, featured. 

Jan 15, 2013

Improving the validity of high throughput screening assays

Improving the validity of high throughput screening assays, Individual.com, Jan. 15, 2013, Research by NC State University has shown that the volumes dispensed during drug screening programs can have a significant effect on the results obtained by assay screens. Nathaniel Hentz, biomanufacturing, featured. 

Jan 15, 2013

Top 10: Mind-Blowing Libraries

Top 10: Mind-Blowing Libraries, Good Magazine – Online, Jan. 11, 2013. You thought the New York Public Library was cool? Well, North Carolina State University has just opened its James B. Hunt Jr. Library, which is not only pretty snazzy but also—wait for it—powered by robots. 

Jan 15, 2013

NCSU prepares to limit traffic on Dan Allen Drive

NCSU prepares to limit traffic on Dan Allen Drive, News & Observer, Jan. 14, 2013. Dan Allen, the half-mile road between Hillsborough Street and Western Boulevard, will be closed to through traffic between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays, when NCSU classes are in session. 

Jan 15, 2013

Lack of Protein Sp2 Disrupts Neuron Creation in Brain

Lack of Protein Sp2 Disrupts Neuron Creation in Brain, Albuquerque Express, Jan. 14, 2013. According to NC State researchers, a protein known as Sp2 is key to the proper creation of neurons from stem cells. Troy Ghashghaei and Jon Horowitz, molecular biomedical sciences, featured. 

Jan 15, 2013

Bayer CropScience mobile lab touts crop protection

Bayer CropScience mobile lab touts crop protection, Southbend Tribune, Jan. 14, 2013. A mobile laboratory shows off the science behind products that company officials say can be used in organic crop production. Kelly Ivors, plant pathology, and  Wayne G. Buhler, horticulture science, featured. 

Jan 15, 2013

Bayer CropScience mobile lab touts crop protection

Bayer CropScience mobile lab touts crop protection, The Herald-Sun, Jan. 14, 2013. A mobile laboratory shows off the science behind products that company officials say can be used in organic crop production. Kelly Ivors, plant pathology, and  Wayne G. Buhler, horticulture science, featured. 

Jan 15, 2013

Lack of Protein Sp2 Disrupts Neuron Creation in Brain

Lack of Protein Sp2 Disrupts Neuron Creation in Brain, Science Daily, North Korea Times, Jan. 14, 2013. According to NC State researchers, a protein known as Sp2 is key to the proper creation of neurons from stem cells. Troy Ghashghaei and Jon Horowitz, molecular biomedical sciences, featured. 

Jan 14, 2013

Tech Universe: Monday 14 January

Tech Universe: Monday 14 January, New Zealand Herald, Jan. 14, 2013. YO GO GADGET: Researchers at North Carolina State University may have the answer to the problem of gadget cables that just aren’t long enough — they’ve made them stretchy. 

Jan 14, 2013

Artel simplifies verification of low-volume DMSO dispenses

Artel simplifies verification of low-volume DMSO dispenses, Pro Health Service Zone, Jan. 14, 2013. NC State University researcher has shown that the volumes dispensed during drug screening programmes can have a significant effect on the results obtained by assay screens. Nathaniel Hentz, biomanufacturing, featured. 

Jan 14, 2013

Top Solar Research Trends 2012

Top Solar Research Trends of 2012, Solar Novus Today, Jan. 14, 2013. Material research – NC State researchers may have found a way to significantly enhance solar absorption using sandwiched nanostructures. Linyou Cao, materials science and engineering, featured. 

Jan 14, 2013

Bayer CropScience mobile lab touts crop protection

Bayer CropScience mobile lab touts crop protection, Bloomberg Businessweek, Jan. 14, 2013. A mobile laboratory shows off the science behind products that company officials say can be used in organic crop production. Kelly Ivors, plant pathology, featured. 

Jan 14, 2013

Find biodiversity in your backyard

Find biodiversity in your backyard, News & Observer, Charlotte Observer et al, Jan. 14, 2013.  NC State researcher writes about biodiversity where people live, from their bodies to the insides of their homes. Holly Menninger, biology, featured.