‘Decorated’ Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair
Cardiac stem cells 'decorated' with nanovesicles find heart attack injury sites and stay there, enhancing treatment's effectiveness.
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.
Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates
Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.
Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells
Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.
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 […]
Study Shows Need for Adaptive Powered Knee Prosthesis to Assist Amputees
Study shows adaptive robotic prosthesis could be helpful to amputees attempting to adapt to real-world situations, like carrying a backpack.
Graduate School Staffer Stars in Play
The Graduate School's Benoit Sabourin stars in a local production of “Perfect Arrangement,” the story of how gays and lesbians were outed and fired from federal government jobs in the 1950s and '60s.
Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents
NC State researchers will lead study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents
Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain
Prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.
Mass Extinctions Led to Low Species Diversity, Dinosaur Rule
NC State researcher finds patterns after two of the Earth's mass extinction events.