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Nov 11, 2022

Wastewater, Syndromic COVID-19 Surveillance Are Important Pieces of COVID-Monitoring Toolkit

Wastewater and syndromic surveillance monitoring are useful complements to lab-confirmed case surveillance during a pandemic. 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Oct 24, 2022

Gestational Exposure to Flame Retardant Alters Brain Development in Rats

Exposure in utero to a common flame retardant altered brain development in newborn rats. 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Sep 12, 2022

Researchers Explore Enzymes That Use a Cation, not Oxygen-Addition, to Drive Reactions

Researchers studied structure and binding mechanisms of Fe/2OG enzymes to explore their potential for use in creating valuable molecules. 

Sep 1, 2022

Computational Model Could Speed Development of Semiconductors Useful in Quantum Applications

A computational model predicts how optical properties of semiconductor materials change when doped with other elements. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 15, 2022

Statistical Tool Finds ‘Gaps’ in DNA Data Sets Shouldn’t Be Ignored

A simple statistical test could help evolutionary biologists avoid bias in analyses. 

Golden retriever

Aug 15, 2022

Researchers Assess Diagnostic Criteria for Canine Glioma

Recently created diagnostic criteria for canine glioma leads to more consensus among pathologists. 

Cute Dog

Aug 9, 2022

Hearing Loss in Dogs Associated With Dementia

Hearing loss and dementia can go hand in hand in older dogs. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 5, 2022

Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Rodent Model

Inhalable, shelf-stable COVID-19 vaccine could address challenges of vaccine storage and administration. 

Reshunda Mahone, NC State associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving

Jun 30, 2022

Reshunda Mahone to Lead NC State Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

An advancement professional with a track record of success, innovation and inclusion joins NC State as the new associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving. 

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.