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Dec 1, 2021  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

Researchers Engineer Probiotic Yeast to Produce Beta-Carotene

The work shows how a suite of genetic engineering tools can be used to modify the yeast.

Nov 18, 2021

New Framework Improves Performance of Deep Neural Networks

A new framework for building deep neural networks – called AOGNets – outperforms existing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence frameworks, including the widely-used ResNet and DenseNet systems, in visual recognition tasks.

Aug 24, 2021  |  Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Human, Swine Waste Pose Dual Threats to Water Quality After Flooding

People in eastern NC face multiple water pollution hazards after hurricanes.

Aug 5, 2021  |  Modeling the Living Embryo

2021 University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) Research Collaboration Fund Announced

The UGPN exists to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from world-leading universities to work together on issues of global importance. Its members are North Carolina State University (NC State), the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), […]

Jul 30, 2021

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, July 2021

Behind the scenes with the Turtle Rescue Team, a new distinguished chair honor and more from a busy month on campus.

Jul 21, 2021  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

Microbes Play Role in Corn ‘Hybrid Vigor’

Tiny soil organisms have surprising effects on a crop phenomenon that generally favors hybrid over inbred plants.

Jul 21, 2021

‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Research led by the CVM’s Ke Cheng shows that nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster.

Jul 2, 2021

CALS Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Study Activation Domains

Associate Professor Ross Sozzani is one of the principal investigators on a new NSF grant to study activation domains on Arabidopsis plants. This $3.4 million project is a joint research collaboration between NC State, Duke, and UC Berkeley – and is expected to pave the way for new gene editing techniques in agricultural crops.

Feb 1, 2021

Lactobacillus Manipulates Bile Acids to Create Favorable Gut Environment

Probiotic bacteria create a better environment for their survival by manipulating bile acids.

Dec 6, 2020

Physicist’s Book Makes New York Times 100 Notable Books, Other “Best of” Lists

NC State physicist Katie Mack’s book The End of Everything(Astrophysically Speaking) was named to the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2020.  In The End of Everything, Mack, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, talks through five possible ways the universe will end. She uses cutting-edge astronomical observations and particle experiments to guide…