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Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.

Aug 15, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

In the Wild and the Lab, Female Mosquitoes Get Choosy Quickly to Offset Invasions

Female mosquitoes show rapid genetic changes when threatened by invading cousin mosquitoes.

Aug 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New System Allows Rapid Response to Heart Attacks, Limits Cardiac Damage

A new drug-delivery system allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention.

Aug 1, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Technique Uses Templates to Guide Self-Folding 3-D Structures

Researchers have developed a new technique to control self-folding 3-D structures.

Aug 1, 2018  |  The Abstract

Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.

Jul 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Flow Chemistry Technique Offers Faster, Safer Way to Screen, Study and Optimize Industrial Chemical Reactions

Researchers have developed a flow-based high-throughput screening technology that offers a faster, safer and less expensive means of identifying optimum conditions for performing high-pressure/high-temperature catalytic chemical reactions.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Model Fuses Social Media, Remote Sensing Data With Goal of Identifying Nuclear Threats

A new model allows researchers to draw on normally incompatible data sets, such as satellite imagery and social media posts, to answer questions about what is happening in targeted locations.

Jul 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle

Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.

Jul 18, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change

Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research.