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Dec 12, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Faculty Inventors Honored

Two faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics. The […]

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Building 3-D models of molecules with RealityConvert

RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces

NC State and its Namibian partners are using new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.

Dec 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

Protecting Water Quality

Chris Osburn studies the chemistry of lake ecosystems to gather information that policymakers can use to protect water quality.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals

The number of neuroscience research studies reporting the sex of lab animals increased significantly in the current decade, though sex bias remains present.

Nov 8, 2017  |  The Abstract

“Space” Invader – Invasive Marine Fouling Species Crowds Out Natives

An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.

Nov 7, 2017  |  Campus Life

New Dean in College of Sciences

Christine McGahan, an expert in ocular physiology and pharmacology and an NC State faculty member for more than three decades, brings her vision to the College of Sciences. Meet the new dean.

Nov 6, 2017  |  The Abstract

Study Examines Hiring, Retention of Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Faculty

NC State statistician Marcia Gumpertz conducted a “snapshot” survey of time to tenure, promotion and retention for female and minority faculty in four different STEM fields.

Nov 1, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents

NC State researchers will lead study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents

Oct 31, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

Prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.