In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and other institutions have taken the first steps toward creating a roadmap that may help scientists narrow down the genetic cause of numerous diseases.
4/11/2014 3:30 PM EDT
Building antibiotic compounds at the molecular level requires precision and specialized tools. NC State research may turn an enzyme that acts as a specialized “wrench” in antibiotic assembly into a set of wrenches that will allow for greater...
4/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT
New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on, rather than edge-on, relative...
4/7/2014 9:40 AM EDT
To speed up reproduction, there’s no substitute for the tender touch of a live roach. That’s the takeaway from a study examining whether artificial antennae can mimic a cockroach antenna’s capacity to hasten reproduction in cockroach females.
3/31/2014 3:15 PM EDT
New research finds that online social behavior isn’t replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives.
3/27/2014 9:30 AM EDT
Researchers have analyzed 50 years’ worth of hit songs to identify key themes that marketing professionals can use to craft advertisements that will resonate with audiences.
3/18/2014 6:00 AM EDT
By thoroughly mapping a single specialized tissue involved in wood formation, scientists at North Carolina State University have developed the equivalent of turn-by-turn directions for future plant research.
3/11/2014 5:00 PM EDT
Paleontologists studying fossilized feathers propose that the shapes of certain microscopic structures inside the feathers can tell us the color of ancient birds. But new research shows that it is not yet possible to tell if these structures are...
3/5/2014 9:45 AM EST
Experts Offer Insight Into Key Issues in 2014 Midterm Elections, Including Race, Gender, and the Economy
3/11/2014 7:00 AM EDT
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11/13/2012 8:00 AM EST
Don’t believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher.
12/6/2011 7:35 AM EST
At Thanksgiving, small mistakes in the kitchen can lead to food-borne illness. Dr. Ben Chapman, food-safety specialist and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at North Carolina State University, can offer suggestions to ensure your...
11/9/2011 7:00 AM EST
As American workers are faced with the “Great Recession” of the 21st century, how are they faring this Labor Day? What role might organized labor play, or not play, in the upcoming fall 2010 elections?
8/30/2010 8:00 AM EDT
The eyes of the world are now focused on Haiti, and the effects of the recent earthquake disaster on the island nation are still unfolding. North Carolina State University researchers can help explain what happened, what may happen next, and what it...
1/13/2010 3:30 PM EST
Thanksgiving is when people get together around the dinner table and, unless you want your loved ones getting violently ill, it is a good time to think about food safety. Dr. Ben Chapman, food safety specialist and assistant professor of food...
11/19/2009 12:35 PM EST