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Mar 22, 2017  |  The Abstract

Hands-On Model Helps Students Understand Genetic Engineering

A team of faculty and undergraduate researchers have created an interactive, physical model to teach students about genetics and biological processes at the cellular level.

Dec 13, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Three NC State Faculty Named Fellows by National Academy of Inventors

Three faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors.

Jan 19, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

First Study of Arthropods in U.S. Homes Finds Huge Biodiversity

The first study to evaluate the biodiversity of arthropods in U.S. homes finds that humans share their houses with any of more than 500 different kinds of arthropods – at least on a short-term basis.

Oct 12, 2015  |  The Abstract

Online Tool Aims to Help Researchers Sift Through 15 Centuries of Data

Digital humanities scholars are launching a powerful new system to help researchers more quickly and accurately sift through hundreds of thousands of archives and articles related to materials dating from 450 A.D. to the 20th century.

Sep 29, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Create First Entropy-Stabilized Complex Oxide Alloys

NC State researchers have created the first entropy-stabilized alloy that incorporates oxides – and demonstrated conclusively that the crystalline structure of the material can be determined by disorder at the atomic scale rather than chemical bonding.

May 6, 2015  |  The Abstract

Spirits Rejoice! A Musician and Scholar Talks About Jazz, Religion, and American Culture

Religion professor and jazz musician Jason Bivins talks about his new book that explores the links between religion, jazz and American culture.

Apr 23, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Electron Spin Brings Some Order to High Entropy Alloys

High entropy alloys (HEAs) are known for amazing properties -- and having chaotic atomic structures. But researchers have discovered that electron spin brings a previously unknown degree of order to HEAs, and may play a role in giving the alloys desirable properties.

Apr 9, 2015  |  The Abstract

Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results

Researchers are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators.