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Margaret Atwood

Nov 18, 2019

Margaret Atwood and the Biotechnology of Tomorrow

Renowned author Margaret Atwood visited NC State to discuss fiction's role in the future of biotechnology and genetic engineering. 

bird perching on a box

Mar 19, 2019

Triangle Bird Count to Shed Light on Urban Wildlife

Wildlife researchers are launching a bird population survey in the Triangle region, focused on getting a better understanding of the birds that live in Raleigh, Durham and other urban centers. 

Sep 6, 2018

Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education

Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them. 

Jun 20, 2017

Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire

Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another. 

Jun 7, 2017

Research Within Reach

NC State scientists are reaching out to get the public involved in research, by sharing findings and involving everyone in the work of discovery. 

Caren Cooper

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Caren Cooper

Caren Cooper is an ecologist and Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster member who wrote the book on citizen science — literally. 

Jun 5, 2017

Forensic Technique Uses Forehead X-Rays to Assess Age of Juvenile Remains

Researchers have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles based on a frontal X-ray of the skull. 

May 15, 2017

Researchers Use Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning to Create ‘Hyper-predictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery

Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyper-predictive drug discovery models. 

Mar 8, 2017

Computer Models Could Allow Researchers to Better Understand, Predict Adverse Drug Reactions

Research explains what happens at the molecular level during severe allergic reactions to abacavir, an antiviral drug commonly given to treat HIV. 

Mar 7, 2017

Computer Simulations First Step Toward Designing New, More Efficient Amine Chemical Scrubbers

Molecular models aim to improve design of cheaper, more efficient amine chemicals to capture carbon dioxide.