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.
Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes
A new NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Building 3-D models of molecules with RealityConvert
RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.
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.
Protecting Water Quality
Chris Osburn studies the chemistry of lake ecosystems to gather information that policymakers can use to protect water quality.
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.