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Oct 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Taking Their Vitamins: Researchers Find Bacterioplankton Rely on Environmental Vitamin B1 Rather Than Making Their Own

Researchers find that more bacterioplankton utilize vitamin B1 or B1 precursors from their environment than synthesize their own.

Oct 16, 2018  |  The Abstract

Not All Analyses Are Equal: Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems

When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal.

Oct 11, 2018  |  The Abstract

Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: 5 Questions With NC State Physicists Patrick Barry and Chueng Ji

Researchers from NC State University have determined the probability of finding a gluon inside the pion. The Abstract talks with them about what this finding means for our understanding of how the universe works.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials

Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.

Oct 3, 2018

Brains!

In this October episode of Audio Abstract we focus - zombie-like - on the brain!

Oct 1, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Research Aims to Help Catch Child Killers

NC State research will help law enforcement learn more from juvenile and infant remains in order to help bring killers to justice.

Sep 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces

A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.

Sep 4, 2018

Math in Motion

Mathematician Tye Lidman and dancer Michelle Pearson are working together to make two disciplines that people find difficult - math and dance - accessible to a broader audience.

Jul 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle

Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.

Jul 17, 2018  |  The Abstract

Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable

New approach narrows down huge calculations – like those involved in quantum physics – by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.