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Mar 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use 3-D Printing to Create Metallic Glass Alloys in Bulk

Researchers have created amorphous metal, or metallic glass, alloys using 3-D printing technology.

Mar 21, 2018  |  The Abstract

Could Insects Help Us Find New Yeasts for Big Business?

Yeasts are tiny fungi – but they play key roles in producing everything from beer and cheese to industrial chemicals and biofuels.

Mar 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Termite Queen, King Recognition Pheromone Identified

Forget the bows and curtsies. Worker termites shake in the presence of their queens and kings. New research explains how these workers smell a royal presence.

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 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Cloud-Computing Tool Moves From the Lab to the Marketplace

How one NC State researcher's work has gone from the lab to a thriving company.

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 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

Tackling Perceived Bias in Engineering Education

NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.

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.