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Feb 15, 2018  |  Awards and Honors

Mathematician Named Sloan Research Fellow

Mathematician Tye Lidman receives 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship.

Feb 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Sheds New Light On Antibiotics Produced by Ants

A new study finds some ant species make use of powerful antimicrobial agents – while other ant species produce none at all.

Feb 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Approach Could Quickly Identify Best Organic Solar Cell Mixtures

Researchers aim to reduce “trial and error” aspect of solar cell production by reducing the time spent on finding the most efficient mixtures.

Feb 1, 2018  |  The Abstract

Creating an electron-hole liquid at room temperature

NC State physicists create a "blueprint" for creating electron-hole liquids at room temperature.

Jan 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bone Experts Offer How-To Video For Forensic Professionals

Researchers have created a how-to video to train forensic practitioners in using bone mineral density to extract more information from human remains.

Jan 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Forensic Researchers Find Femur Offers Insight Into Age of Deceased

Forensic researchers have found a more accurate way to assess an individual’s age at death, based on the bone mineral density of the femur.

Jan 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Placental Accumulation of Flame Retardant Chemical Alters Serotonin Production in Rat Offspring

New research shows flame retardants can have sex-specific effects on placental functions critical for brain development.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

A new NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail Weaponry is Rare

The evolution of tail weaponry in Ankylosaurus and Stegosaurus required a ‘perfect storm’ of traits that aren’t seen in living animals, which is why tail weaponry is rare even in the fossil record.

Jan 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors

New mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments could reduce patient side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy.