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May 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning to Create ‘Hyper-predictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery

Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyper-predictive drug discovery models.

May 11, 2017

Tracking the Protein Patrollers

A nanoprobe developed by biophysicists at NC State could allow researchers to trace the movements of different proteins along DNA – without the drawbacks of current methods. A host of proteins patrol your DNA helix like cops on a beat. […]

May 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

Research Yields New Details About Trap-jaw Ants – and They Look Amazing

Trap-jaw ants, with their spring-loaded jaws and powerful stings, are among the fiercest insect predators, but they begin their lives as spiny, hairy, fleshy blobs hanging from the ceiling and walls of an underground nest.

May 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Sharing Science Through Picture Books

There may be no better marriage of science and art than in a children's book.

Apr 28, 2017  |  Frontpage

Hybrid Digital-Analog Circuits Can Increase Computational Power of Chaos-Based Systems

Combining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power.

Apr 18, 2017  |  Frontpage

NC State Researchers Predict ‘Normal’ 2017 Hurricane Season for East Coast

NC State researchers predict ‘normal’ 2017 hurricane season for East coast

Apr 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

Dean, Faculty and Alum Headline Story Collider Event

Jeff Braden, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, joins an eclectic group of storytellers at a free Story Collider event in Kinston April 18. The five speakers will relate true, personal stories about blazing new trails and exploring new territory in science.

Apr 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes from Historic Dye Library

The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.

Apr 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Non-equilibrium Physics Explained: 5 Questions with Lex Kemper

Lex Kemper uses a new method of probing poorly understood materials, like superconductors, in order to find out what makes them tick.

Mar 31, 2017  |  The Abstract

The Value of Science is Reflected in Your Everyday Decisions

There’s been a fair amount of discussion recently about the value of science and whether it’s worth supporting.