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.
Researchers Isolate Possible Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers; Find Biomarker Loads Can Vary With Disease Stage
Researchers from North Carolina State University utilized a highly sensitive mass spectrometry analysis to identify and measure difficult-to-detect N-glycan biomarkers associated with ovarian cancers in stages I – IV. In a surprising finding, the researchers determined that the level of […]
The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder
Note: This post is part of an ongoing series in which we try to answer questions about the science behind food – from farm to fork. If you have a food-related question, please let me know at email@example.com. What’s the […]