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Jan 12, 2021

Playing With Gravity

Student-created video game lets you use gravitational forces to propel a ship through space. 

Diagram of the nanodroplet and ultrasound drill at work.

Jan 7, 2021

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound ‘Drills’ Prove Effective at Tackling Tough Blood Clots

The new technique was designed to break up particularly tough blood clots. 

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Jan 5, 2021

Robots in the Air and on the Water Could Improve Shellfish Farming

How aquatic robots could help shape the future of oyster farming. 

Dec 18, 2020

Granting Gifts of Appreciation

NC State engineering professor Christine Grant gave handmade gifts to every member of the NC State Housekeeping staff and leaders. 

hand in latex glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 18, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: the Logistics of Getting Vaccines to Everyone Who Needs Them

How do we get vaccines to all the places they need to go? 

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Dec 17, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Herd Immunity and Prioritizing Access to Vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine. 

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Dec 14, 2020

Benefits of Renewable Energy Vary From Place to Place

The work can help target renewable energy investments where they can do the most good. 

color wheel showing range of quantum dot colors made with artificial chemist 2.0

Dec 10, 2020

Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum Dot R&D in Less Than an Hour

New technology expedites quantum dot R&D and manufacturing. 

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Dec 7, 2020

An Ambitious Energy Modeling Project Hopes To Inform Climate Policy

A transparent effort aims to give policymakers more insight into the future. 

Alyssa Cox sits on a balance ball inside the Wellness and Recreation Center for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Design Meets Biomechanics

Biomechanics and design might seem like separate fields. But Alyssa Cox is mixing those two passions to find a career in athletic apparel and footwear innovation 

healthcare workers use ultrasound connected to a smartphone in an emergency room

Nov 30, 2020

Ultrasound and the Future of Medical Imaging

How, and why, ultrasound may become a key tool for lung health. 

labeled photograph of the wireless, trimodal chip

Nov 18, 2020

For Neural Research, Wireless Chip Shines Light on the Brain

Researchers have developed a wireless chip that can stimulate the brain with light and electricity. 

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Nov 9, 2020

New Software Focuses On Better Targeting Mental Health Resources

The tool would help make the most of limited mental health resources. 

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Oct 26, 2020

Why Young STEM Researchers Are Calling For Paid Family Leave

A group of young researchers is stepping outside their disciplines to address the gender gap in STEM jobs. 

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Oct 22, 2020

Researchers Eye a System That Uses Marine Microplastics to Get Rid of Marine Microplastics

Researchers are working to develop a self-sustaining system that uses microplastics to capture more microplastics.