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A researchers studying how drones can detect poachers and count wildlife in Namibia is juxtaposed against the Milky Way at night.

Sep 2, 2020

Envisioning Research Contest Winners Show Artistic Exploration

The winners of the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest brought a new light to their discoveries at NC State. 

Jul 29, 2020

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports 6 Promising Projects

This year's Chancellor's Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel. 

Two researchers look at samples under a microscope and on a screen in a darkened lab

Jul 27, 2020

Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine

The Comparative Medicine Institute strengthens research and training across disciplines to pioneer advances in biomedical sciences. 

In a Guatemalan workshop, OpenGait fabricates traditional prosthetics for above-the-knee amputees

Jul 24, 2020

Startup Develops Accessible Prosthetics

Three members of the Wolfpack are developing life-changing prosthetic kits to help above-the-knee amputees worldwide. 

Trainees learn about changeover at a BTEC upstream bioprocessing course.

Aug 29, 2019

New $27 Million Grant to Focus on the Future of Biomanufacturing

Funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will advance innovation in biopharmaceuticals. 

Students gather samples in the sound in front of the CMAST building

Jul 24, 2019

Campus at the Coast

NC State's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) offers students unique experiences and furthers the university's research and outreach mission. 

Venus

Jul 1, 2019

Podcast: Planetary Geology Part 2

Planetary geologist Paul Byrne talks about Venus, what can happen when the sun gets hotter, and what planets need to be habitable. 

Atomic-scale structure obtained by high-resolution electron microscopy

Jun 11, 2019

‘Sandwich’ Structure Key to Thin LSMO Films Retaining Magnetic Properties

LSMO, a promising material for spintronic devices, retains its magnetic properties in atomically thin layers if it is “sandwiched” between two layers of a different ceramic oxide, LSCO. 

Jun 4, 2019

Podcast: Planetary Geology, Part 1

Paul Byrne explains how tectonic, volcanic and impact processes shape planetary surfaces - and what they can teach us about both distant worlds and our own. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Mar 28, 2019

Call in the Reserves: 2 Types of Stem Cells Repair Intestinal Injury

New research from NC State reveals your body’s “backup plan” – in the form of reserve stem cells – for recovering from severe intestinal injury due to lack of blood supply. 

Oyster bed

Feb 11, 2019

Tool Identifies Locations for Re-establishing Oyster Beds that Maximize Their Ecological Benefits

New mapping tool identifies sites for re-establishing oyster reefs that maximize their ecological benefits – such as water filtration. 

Feb 7, 2019

Podcast: Physics at Zero Gravity

Physicist Karen Daniels and her students rode the "vomit comet" to test their theories about how best to land spacecraft on asteroids. 

An unedited polarized light microscope image shows the crystal formation of a special type polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) solvent-casted with chloroform.

Feb 4, 2019

Envisioning Research

A contest is helping NC State researchers tell the story of their work. 

Cute piglet on straw

Jan 24, 2019

Researchers Create Algorithm to Predict PEDV Outbreaks

New algorithm could give pig farms advance notice of deadly PEDV outbreaks. 

NC State University sign on metal gateway.

Jan 3, 2019

Using Economic Theory to Address Funding Scarcity – A Q&A With Kevin Gross

Statistician Kevin Gross talks about problems with the current model for research funding, and how the ‘theory of contests’ might alleviate some of those issues.