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.
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.
Finding New Drugs, Faster
NC State is launching a drug discovery initiative to reinvigorate the hunt for powerful new drugs.
Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes
A new NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color.
Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes
Researchers engineer designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules
Finding Purpose Through Service
Chemistry student and Goodnight Scholar Haley Newton discovered a passion for international service on a trip to the Dominican Republic.
Chemistry Professor Sniffs Out Excellence
Chemistry professor Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo was recently named a winner of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UNC system Board of Governors.
Computer Models Could Allow Researchers to Better Understand, Predict Adverse Drug Reactions
Research explains what happens at the molecular level during severe allergic reactions to abacavir, an antiviral drug commonly given to treat HIV.
Computer Simulations First Step Toward Designing New, More Efficient Amine Chemical Scrubbers
Molecular models aim to improve design of cheaper, more efficient amine chemicals to capture carbon dioxide.
Castellano Named Goodnight Distinguished Chair
NC State chemistry professor Felix "Phil" Castellano has been named the first Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair.
Researchers Tweak Enzyme ‘Assembly Line’ to Improve Antibiotics
NC State chemists have discovered a way to make pinpoint changes to an enzyme-driven “assembly line” that will enable scientists to improve or change the properties of existing antibiotics as well as create designer compounds.
The Next Generation of Greenhouses May Be Power Plants
Researchers from NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.
Baby You Can Drive My Nanocar
Off-road driving can be challenging if you’re in a nanocar.
A Fulbright Future
Chemistry major Kyle Virgil will study solar energy conservation in Uppsala, Sweden as one of NC State's five new Fulbright Scholars.
The Biochemistry of Fall Foliage
Bernhard Kräutler, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, explains the biochemical processes that help trees create their autumnal color displays. Don’t miss this colorful lecture.