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gold nanorods

Jun 22, 2022

Technique Allows Researchers to Align Gold Nanorods with Magnetic Fields

A new technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, allowing greater control over their optical properties. 

X-ray image of an adult female Bahamas mosquitofish where a fish she had eaten can be seen inside of her, revealing an occurrence of cannibalism.

Jun 2, 2022

Fish Cannibalism Rare in Wild, Study Finds

Fish don't prefer to eat their own unless circumstances are dire. 

Lensed galaxy

May 18, 2022

Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

A new instrument and powerful telescope have let researchers peer into galactic nurseries. 

Meg with tooth injury

May 12, 2022

What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?

Big shark, bad day. A damaged O. megalodon tooth points to an injury received while feeding. 

black dog

May 9, 2022

Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosing canine cognitive decline in a clinically safe and relevant way could lead to working with dogs as a model for Alzheimer’s disease in humans. 

A satellite image of the North Atlantic with 5 active hurricanes on September 14.

Apr 20, 2022

NC State Researchers Predict Active Hurricane Season

2022 will be an active year for hurricanes, with 17 to 21 named storms predicted. 

A brown cow with red ear tags looks directly at the camera

Mar 14, 2022

Model Predicts Cross-Species Contamination Risk for Livestock

Focusing biosecurity efforts on the top 3% of farms in a contact network can reduce cross-species disease dissemination. 

Feb 25, 2022

NC State Experts on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Media looking for expertise on the Russian invasion of Ukraine can contact the following NC State experts. 

Pine needles

Feb 21, 2022

Pine Needles Tell the Story of PFAS in North Carolina

Researchers used pine needles to trace the 50-year history of PFAS in central and eastern North Carolina. 

Zoo

Jan 10, 2022

No Pay Gap For Female Zoo Vets, but Children Perceived as Career Hindrance

Survey: While women zoo veterinarians don’t seem to suffer from a gender pay gap, many feel that they must give up on having children in order to succeed. 

Skulls of a baboon and howler monkey with the teeth "digitally dissected."

Oct 26, 2021

What Big Teeth You Have: Tooth Root Surface Area Can Determine Primate Size

A formula that calculates primate body size from tooth root size could help us learn how human ancestors interacted with their environment. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 30, 2021

Two-Dimensional Hybrid Metal Halide Device Allows Control of Terahertz Emissions

A 2D hybrid metal halide device allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic scheme. 

Liquid metal coated fiber

Sep 28, 2021

Liquid Metal Coating Creates Effective Antiviral, Antimicrobial Fabric

A liquid gallium-based antiviral and antimicrobial fabric coating eradicated 99% of several common pathogens within five minutes. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 22, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State leads a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

Cute Dog

Sep 15, 2021

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

A textile-based implant reduced pain and restored hip joint function in dogs with moderate osteoarthritis.