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Jun 29, 2015

Meet the Ant That Smells Like Blue Cheese!

An NC State postdoctoral researcher identifies the odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile, by its scent. Clint Penick, biology, featured. 

Jun 29, 2015

NCSU Veterinarians Treat Corolla Foal

NC State veterinarians are boosting the survival odds for a Corolla wild horse foal found weak and underweight earlier this month. Jennifer L. Davis, clinical sciences, featured. 

Jun 29, 2015

Diabetes Patients Could Replace Insulin Injections with Smart Insulin Patches

According NC State and UNC researchers, a ‘smart’ insulin patch that can detect increases in blood sugar levels and secrete doses of insulin into the bloodstream could replace painful injections for diabetics. Zhen Gu and Jiching Yu, biomedical […] 

Jun 26, 2015

Brain Cells May Be Protected From Age Damage By MARCKS Protein

When produced by specialized barrier cells in the brain, a common protein could help shield the brain from damage due to aging. Troy Ghashghaei et al., molecular biomedical sciences, featured. 

Jun 26, 2015

National Take Your Dog To Work Day promotes animal adoption

According to an NC State veterninary expert, pets have been shown to increase mobility and activity, improve a sense of well-being and for a sub-population population of Alzheimer’s patients to really decrease emotional and angry […] 

Jun 26, 2015

Wearable wireless sensor work wins ‘best paper’ award

NC State researchers present research on “Wearable Wireless Sensors for Chronic Respiratory Disease Monitoring” at the IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015. James Dieffenderfer, Alper Bozkurt et al., electrical & computer engineering, featured. 

Jun 26, 2015

National Take Your Dog To Work Day promotes animal adoption

According to an NC State veterninary expert, pets have been shown to increase mobility and activity, improve a sense of well-being and for a sub-population population of Alzheimer’s patients to really decrease emotional and angry […] 

Jun 26, 2015

“Smart Insulin Patch” for Diabetes Is Years From Human Trials

Researchers are developing a “smart” insulin patch that can automatically detect and manage blood sugar levels, an effort they hope might one day make painful, persistent insulin injections obsolete for millions of people with diabetes. Zhen Gu, […] 

Jun 26, 2015

National take your dog to work day

According to an NC State veterninary expert, pets have been shown to increase mobility and activity, improve a sense of well-being and for a sub-population population of Alzheimer’s patients to really decrease emotional and angry […] 

Jun 26, 2015

Are pets the best medicine?

According to an NC State veterninary expert, pets have been shown to increase mobility and activity, improve a sense of well-being and for a sub-population population of Alzheimer’s patients to really decrease emotional and angry […]