Researchers Find Simpler Way to Deposit Magnetic Iron Oxide onto Gold Nanorods
Researchers have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional nanoparticles with useful magnetic and optical properties.
Short Intervention Boosts Safe-Sex Skills in Teen Girls
A 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex.
Separated Since the Dinosaurs, Bamboo-Eating Lemurs, Pandas Share Common Gut Microbes
A new study finds bamboo lemurs, giant pandas and red pandas share 48 gut microbes in common – despite the fact that they are separated by millions of years of evolution.
NC State To Hold Fall Commencement Ceremony Dec. 15
It's tassel-turning time. Nearly 3,500 NC State students are graduating this fall.
Lemur Study Highlights Role of Diet in Shaping Gut Microbiome
A study of the bacteria in the guts of three lemur species offers new insights into the role of diet in shaping these microbial ecosystems – and how these microbes may relate to primate health.
NC State Student Kobi Felton Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Senior Kobi Felton gets great news: He's been selected for two years of graduate study in the U.K. with support from a Marshall Scholarship.
Researchers Inadvertently Boost Surface Area of Nickel Nanoparticles for Catalysis
A technique designed to coat nickel nanoparticles with silica shells actually fragments the material – creating a small core of oxidized nickel surrounded by smaller satellites.
Researchers Find Diffusion Plays Unusual Signaling Role in Drosophila Embryos
Research shows that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila.
More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass
New technique allows researchers to get a more in-depth view of microbial communities.
Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.