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Feb 11, 2016

New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

A new imaging technique lets researchers see how DNA is protected at the ends of your chromosomes. 

Feb 3, 2016

Mixed Signals: Study Finds Insect Species Use Very Different Chemicals to Identify Queens

It had been thought that all ants, wasps and other eusocial insects used a common class of chemical compounds to distinguish queens from workers and other members of their colonies or hives. But new research finds that there is significant variation in these chemical signals, even between closely related species. 

Feb 2, 2016

Antiperspirant Alters the Microbial Ecosystem on Your Skin

Wearing antiperspirant or deodorant doesn’t just affect your social life, it substantially changes the microbial life that lives on you. 

Jan 27, 2016

Alumna Astronaut Appears at Stewart

NC State alumna Christina Hammock Koch will speak at Stewart Theatre on Monday at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. 

Jan 26, 2016

Mia de los Reyes Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Senior Mia de los Reyes is one of 15 winners nationally of the Churchill Scholarship. She becomes the first NC State student to win the prestigious award. 

Jan 21, 2016

Molecular-like Photochemistry From Semiconductor Nanocrystals

New research takes a nanoparticle excited state with a lifetime of tens of nanoseconds and extends it, making it possible to do chemistry with excitons. 

Jan 14, 2016

Oh, Snap! What Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Reveal

The tiny snapping shrimp's noisy habits could play a big role in reef ecology. 

Jan 13, 2016

Mackay Wins Prestigious Wolf Prize

Trudy Mackay receives one of the world's most prestigious awards for academic achievement, a Wolf Prize. 

Dec 11, 2015

Domain Size and Purity Key to Efficient Organic Solar Cells

As solar energy becomes more popular, the drive to create more efficient, less expensive solar cells increases. Solar energy is abundant, but the devices we use to collect that energy have an efficiency problem – […] 

Dec 10, 2015

Helminck Wins Public Service Award

Former head of NC State's Department of Mathematics Loek Helminck will receive the 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award from the American Mathematical Society.