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Feb 4, 2016

Latin America Scrambles to Squash Zika-Spreading Mosquito

With no hope for a vaccine to prevent Zika in the near future, authorities are focusing on the most effective way to combat the virus: killing the mosquito that carries it. Charles Apperson, agriculture & life […] 

Feb 5, 2016

Researchers Discover New Phase of Boron Nitride and a New Way to Create Pure c-BN

Researchers have discovered a new phase of the material boron nitride (Q-BN), which has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays. Jay Narayan, engineering, featured. 

Feb 4, 2016

Researchers Discover New Phase of Boron Nitride and a New Way to create Pure c-BN

Researchers have discovered a new phase of the material boron nitride (Q-BN), which has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays. Jay Narayan, engineering, featured. 

Feb 8, 2016

Here’s How Deodorant Keeps Body Odor At Bay

NC State research suggests that deodorant kills bacteria that ingest sweat and release the molecules responsible for underarm odor, while antiperspirants reduce the amount users sweat, preventing bacteria from having the reaction in the first place. 

Feb 8, 2016

New Phase of Boron Nitride Created

NC State scientists have found a new phase of boron nitride (Q-BN). The researchers say that the material has potential uses in electronic displays and manufacturing tools. Jay Narayan, engineering, featured. 

Feb 8, 2016

Chocolate Prevents preeclampsia? How a Medical Society’s Poor PR Helped Drive This Misleading Message

Knowing that health research involving chocolate virtually ensures media coverage means that research organizations need to be particularly careful when crafting PR news releases to be sure that the releases explain the work clearly and […] 

Feb 4, 2016

NCSU Discovers New Phase of Boron Nitride and New Way to Create Pure c-BN

NC State researchers have discovered a new phase of boron nitride (Q-BN) that has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays. Jay Narayan, engineering, featured. 

Feb 5, 2016

Take Those Food-Outbreak Headlines with A Grain of Salt

Experts say we may not be facing more cases of food-borne illness but instead getting better at finding them and tracing them back to the source. Ben Chapman, agriculture & life sciences, featured. 

Feb 5, 2016

Is Soy Good or Bad for You?

A new study shows that soy may protect you from BPA. Heather Patisaul, sciences, featured. 

Feb 5, 2016

NCSU Entrepreneurship Initiative: How to Hit a Homer in Product Pitching

Successful entrepreneurs do one thing that actually gives the idea life and convinces people that the product is worth their money: these entrepreneurs know how to pitch their idea – and pitch it well (better […]