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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.

May 12, 2021

NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Three cluster faculty are among 24 promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education has been recognized through a new awards program.

May 16, 2020  |  Environmental Health Science

Center for Human Health and the Environment Receives $7.6M Funding Renewal

The NIEHS will continue to fund the center’s work to understand how human health is impacted by environmental factors for another five years.

Nov 18, 2019

Carbon Electronics Cluster Opens New Facility at NC State

NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…

Jun 1, 2019  |  Visual Narrative

Framework Improves ‘Continual Learning’ For Artificial Intelligence

Researchers have developed a new framework for deep neural networks that allows artificial intelligence (AI) systems to better learn new tasks while “forgetting” less of what it has learned regarding previous tasks.

Apr 23, 2019  |  Forensic Sciences

A Simple Approach to Dating Bones

Forensic anthropologist Ann Ross describes the techniques she uses to determine the age of human skeletons.

Apr 22, 2019  |  Data-Driven Science

New Technique Cuts AI Training Time By More Than 60 Percent

New artificial intelligence training technique reduces training time for deep learning networks by more than 60 percent without sacrificing accuracy.

Mar 26, 2019  |  Leadership in Public Science

U.S. Indoor Climate Most Similar to Northeast African Outdoors

Americans are most comfortable indoors when their climate is like that of the northeast African outdoors – warm and relatively dry.

Mar 25, 2019  |  Leadership in Public Science

Cricket Bacteria Break Down Lignin, Highlighting Ecology’s Utility in Applied R&D

Researchers have discovered that a bacterium found in camel crickets is capable of breaking down lignin, opening new research pathways for biofuels and chemical manufacturing.