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Sep 12, 2022

Researchers Explore Enzymes That Use a Cation, not Oxygen-Addition, to Drive Reactions

Researchers studied structure and binding mechanisms of Fe/2OG enzymes to explore their potential for use in creating valuable molecules. 

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Apr 28, 2022

Researchers Create Self-Assembled Logic Circuits From Proteins

Stable, self-assembled, protein-based digital circuits take advantage of an electron's properties at quantum scales. 

Albert Carnesale at NC State podium.

Dec 15, 2021

Former UCLA Chancellor Began Academic Career at NC State

As the Wolfpack prepares to face UCLA in the Holiday Bowl, it's unlikely most Bruins fans know how much the California university owes to NC State. 

Students work in a textile lab, writing on whiteboards and working in small groups at tables

Nov 1, 2021

Where Textiles Meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportunities and exceptional career preparation. 

Jul 29, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Catalyzes 6 Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

auto assembly line

Apr 13, 2021

Researchers Streamline Molecular Assembly Line to Design, Test Drug Compounds

Researchers have fine-tuned the molecular assembly line that creates antibiotics. 

microscopy image of SARS-CoV-2 viruses

Feb 15, 2021

Researchers Demonstrate Self-Sterilizing Polymers Work Against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are effective at inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Maria Gallardo-Williams teaching her chemistry class

Feb 1, 2021

Teaching the Pack: Maria Gallardo-Williams

Maria Gallardo-Williams of the Department of Chemistry is innovating with technology to bring the lab experience to students, wherever they are. 

Low energy green light starts polymerization process.

Sep 16, 2020

Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production

Researchers demonstrate a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monomer solutions. 

Solar array on the roof of the Keystone Science Center on Centennial Campus

Apr 21, 2020

Odyssey of an Inquisitive Mind

2020 Goldwater Scholar Jonathan Palmer is tackling the global energy crisis by doing research to make solar power more cost-effective. 

comparison of batch to microfluidic platforms

Feb 18, 2020

Green Approach Accelerates Process Optimization and Retrieval of ‘Switchable’ Solvents

Green tech accelerates screening and retrieval of “switchable” solvents. 

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Oct 9, 2019

To Build a Better Semiconductor, First Identify Its Defects

By identifying its defects, researchers move us closer to new gallium oxide technologies. 

Study co-authors Rika Judd and De-Yu Xie with plants in NC State's Phytotron.

Apr 8, 2019

Study Upends ‘Dogma’ On Malaria Drug Component

An NC State study sheds new light on the availability of a plant component critical for malaria treatment. 

A hospital room.

Oct 8, 2018

Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials

Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens. 

A ChemMap of the Sky

Jun 4, 2018

ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe

ChemMaps lets users navigate the chemical space of over 8,000 drugs and 47,000 environmental compounds in 3D and real time.