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NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 29, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Leads to Obesity, Stunted Growth in Zebrafish

A zebrafish study shows that lack of Vitamin D in early development can lead to obesity and stunted growth. 

Simulated view of Venus

Sep 17, 2020

Venus’ Ancient Layered, Folded Rocks Point to Volcanic Origin

Some of the oldest terrain on Venus could provide insights into the enigmatic planet's geological history. 

Low energy green light starts polymerization process.

Sep 16, 2020

Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production

Researchers demonstrate a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monomer solutions. 

Aug 13, 2020

Researchers Demonstrate Fundamentally New Approach to Ultrasound Imaging

A simpler technique for creating ultrasound images could make the technology cheaper. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 10, 2020

Knowledge Is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

The more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 22, 2020

Study: Novel PFAS Comprise 24% of Those Measured in Blood of Wilmington, N.C. Residents

Novel PFAS are 24% of total PFAS detected in blood of Wilmington residents. 

painting of a double helix

Jul 16, 2020

Genome Guardians Stop and Reel in DNA to Correct Replication Errors

Two proofreading proteins stop and reel in DNA mismatches to prevent replication errors. 

hypertorus

Jun 19, 2020

Teaching Physics to Neural Networks Removes ‘Chaos Blindness’

"Teaching" physics to neural networks helps them adapt to chaos. 

Dog looking at something off camera

Jun 1, 2020

Monitoring Environmental Exposures in Dogs Could Be Early Warning System for Human Health

Man’s best friend may also be man’s best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in search for ALS biomarkers. 

macrolactone database

Apr 21, 2020

New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research

A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development. 

Apr 8, 2020

Off-the-Shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch Repairs Heart Attack Damage in Rats, Pigs

"Off-the-shelf" freezable, cell-free cardiac patch delivers therapy to site of heart attack injury. 

The world of itch.

Apr 7, 2020

Common Protein in Skin Can ‘Turn On’ Allergic Itch

A common protein can "turn on" itch neurons in skin, but blocking the signal can relieve itch. 

Mar 30, 2020

Drug Used to Treat Liver Disease Also Affects C. diff Life Cycle, Reduces Inflammation in Mice

A commonly used drug for treating liver disease can also reduce inflammation from C. diff infection in mice. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Feb 28, 2020

Inhalation Therapy Shows Promise Against Pulmonary Fibrosis in Mice, Rats

Lung stem cell secretions can help repair lung injuries due to pulmonary fibrosis in mice and rats.