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hypertorus

Jun 19, 2020

Teaching Physics to Neural Networks Removes ‘Chaos Blindness’

"Teaching" physics to neural networks helps them adapt to chaos. 

The Sun

Jun 9, 2020

Podcast: The Sun

Astrophysicist Steve Reynolds gives us the lowdown on the solar minimum, space weather, and other cool facts about our favorite star, the Sun. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in search for ALS biomarkers. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 14, 2020

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Track Novel Coronavirus in Wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks. 

Apr 23, 2020

Making At-Home Learning Fun For All

NC State's Science House, a statewide STEM outreach program for K-12 students, has developed online learning resources for students who are staying home for school. 

Solar array on the roof of the Keystone Science Center on Centennial Campus

Apr 21, 2020

Odyssey of an Inquisitive Mind

2020 Goldwater Scholar Jonathan Palmer is tackling the global energy crisis by doing research to make solar power more cost-effective. 

macrolactone database

Apr 21, 2020

New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research

A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development. 

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 17, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Will Be Active, NC State Researchers Predict

Researchers predict this hurricane season will see 18 to 22 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin. 

Group of Watauga Medal winners giving Wolfpack sign at dinner event.

Mar 12, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners

Three alumni receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service to the university. 

Tornado in Oklahoma, 2013. (NOAA)

Mar 2, 2020

Podcast: Tornadoes

Brice Coffer tells us what forecasters know about thunderstorms and tornado formation. 

duck-billed dinosaur in prehistoric woodland

Mar 2, 2020

Original Cartilage and Evidence of DNA Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Baby Dinosaur

Researchers have found evidence of preserved protein fragments and apparent chromosomes in cartilage from a baby dinosaur. 

mathematician cynthia vinzant

Feb 20, 2020

Mathematician Cynthia Vinzant Named Sloan Research Fellow

Cynthia Vinzant, assistant professor of mathematics, has been awarded a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics. 

view of university gateway sign from ground up.

Feb 7, 2020

High Levels of PFAS Affect Immune, Liver Functions in Cape Fear River Striped Bass

Researchers have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass. 

photo of a skull

Jan 10, 2020

Study: Columbus’ Caribbean ‘Cannibal’ Claims Were Correct

New evidence suggests one of Columbus' tall tales was actually true. 

NC State College of Sciences professor Paul Byrne answers questions about the planets in Star Wars.

Dec 19, 2019

How Real Are the Star Wars Planets?

NC State College of Sciences planetary scientist Paul Byrne answers questions about some of the most popular planets in the Star Wars galaxy.