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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.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers show thermally activated delayed photoluminescence from semiconductor nanocrystals

Researchers find "control dial" for semiconductor nanocrystal systems, allowing for creation of particles with unique photoluminescent properties.

Dec 12, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Faculty Inventors Honored

Two faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics. The […]

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Building 3-D models of molecules with RealityConvert

RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces

NC State and its Namibian partners are using new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.

Dec 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

Protecting Water Quality

Chris Osburn studies the chemistry of lake ecosystems to gather information that policymakers can use to protect water quality.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals

The number of neuroscience research studies reporting the sex of lab animals increased significantly in the current decade, though sex bias remains present.