The official research blog of North Carolina State University. Also occasionally home to science fiction and/or explanations of random phenomena.
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To stay competitive, businesses and governments are constantly looking for materials that will open the door to new technologies or sources of energy. And computational research is key to developing those new materials.
Beagles aren’t just one of America’s most popular dog breeds. According to new NC State research, they’re also key to new findings about the chromosomal changes associated with urothelial carcinoma, or bladder cancer.
Scientists don't fit stereotypes. Clint Penick studies the evolution of social traits in insect societies. He also recorded and toured as a punk rock guitarist.
Five electrical engineers have taken on an unlikely project – finding a way to make the U.S. dairy industry more profitable.
Changes to our food system have increased the availability and variety of foods for U.S. consumers, but these changes have also introduced food safety challenges that can have significant impacts on human health and the economy.
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