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alligator

Oct 20, 2022

Alligators Exposed to PFAS Show Autoimmune Effects

Some alligators in the Cape Fear river have elevated PFAS blood levels and unhealed or infected lesions. 

satellite image of smoke across arctic

Sep 19, 2022

Wildfire Smoke May Have Amplified Arctic Phytoplankton Bloom

Smoke from a Siberian wildfire may have transported enough nitrogen to parts of the Arctic Ocean to amplify a phytoplankton bloom. 

water faucet

Sep 7, 2022

Elevated Cholesterol Found in GenX Exposure Study Participants

Elevated levels of PFAS associated with higher cholesterol in blood of GenX Exposure Study participants. 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Apr 28, 2022

Researchers Create Self-Assembled Logic Circuits From Proteins

Stable, self-assembled, protein-based digital circuits take advantage of an electron's properties at quantum scales. 

Anaxyrus baxteri

Apr 28, 2022

Decreased Genetic Diversity in Immune System Could Impact Endangered Toad Survival

Genetic bottlenecks could impact an endangered species' ability to respond to new pathogens. 

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Mar 31, 2022

Quantum ‘Shock Absorbers’ Allow Perovskite to Exhibit Superfluorescence at Room Temperature

Researchers explain why some perovskites exhibit superfluorescence at high temperatures. 

a pig

Mar 7, 2022

Vehicles Play Important Role in PRRSV Transmission

Trucks used to move not only animals, but also farm workers and feed, can be carriers for disease spread. 

medical illustration of liver

Feb 7, 2022

In Mice, Mothers with Metabolic Syndrome Can ‘Turn On’ Offspring’s Liver Disease

An imprinted gene associated with development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is switched on in mice who nurse from mothers with metabolic syndrome, even when those mice are not biologically related. 

arthritic hands

Jan 27, 2022

Researchers Identify Osteoarthritis ‘Pain Pathway’

Researchers identify a signaling pathway associated with osteoarthritis pain. 

Rooster at the NC State Fair.

Nov 10, 2020

Enterococcus Co-Infection Makes Colibacillosis Deadlier in Poultry

When a particular strain of Enterococcus is found alongside E. coli in cases of avian colibacillosis, poultry fatality rates are higher. 

Water flea

Sep 16, 2019

Disrupting Key Protein Alters Biological Rhythms in Water Flea

Suppression of E75 protein results in longer molt cycles and reduced numbers of offspring in the water flea.