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Mar 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Lack of Water is Key Stressor for Urban Trees

A recent study finds that urban trees can survive increased heat and insect pests fairly well – unless they are thirsty.

Mar 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computers Discover Compounds That Could Reduce Listeria’s Virulence

Researchers use computer modeling to find compounds that could limit Listeria's virulence.

Mar 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Tackles Neuroscience Claims to Have Disproved ‘Free Will’

Some researchers have argued neuroscience studies prove that free will is an illusion. But a new analysis of these studies shows that many contained methodological inconsistencies and conflicting results.

Mar 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Modeling of WNK Kinase Inhibitors Could Give Researchers New Tools for Understanding Hypertension

Computer Modeling of WNK Kinase Inhibitors Could Give Researchers New Tools for Understanding Hypertension

Mar 6, 2018  |  Campus Life

NC State Grants Wexford Exclusive Rights to Negotiate Next Phase of Centennial Campus

NC State University has selected Wexford Science & Technology LLC to begin negotiations for the next phase of public-private development on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

Mar 1, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Common Bricks Can Be Used to Detect Past Presence of Uranium, Plutonium

Researchers have demonstrated a technique that can determine whether common bricks have ever been near a radiological source.

Feb 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Belize Study Offers Blueprint for Community-Based Public History Research

A new paper on fieldwork in rural Belize serves as a case study for both developing site-specific cultural and historical exhibits and training a new generation of public history scholars.

Feb 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Create More Complete Picture of Freshwater Toxic Algal Blooms

A two-year study of North Carolina’s Jordan Lake found that multiple cyanotoxins from toxic algal blooms are present year-round, albeit in very low concentrations.

Feb 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Research Improves Food Bank Effectiveness, Equity

NC State researchers have developed computer models to improve the ability of food banks to feed as many people as possible, as equitably as possible, while reducing food waste.

Feb 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Technique Allows Printing of Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits

New technique prints silver nanowire circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates.