Research and Innovation

Dec 20, 2018  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

What Do Microbes in the Gut Eat?

NC State scientist studies the diet of bacteria and other organisms that inhabit the intestinal tract as he develops knowledge and technology aimed at improving health.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery

Nov 10, 2018  |  Environmental Health Science

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS

Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.

Nov 1, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

Building Better Predictions from Polls

Inaccurate 2016 election predictions weren’t due to shy voters or flawed surveys, but to excessive averaging over multiple polls. An NC State statistician proposes a better model.

Oct 22, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

NC State Library: Where Hair Product Researchers Go to Dye

NC State researchers use dye library to find new and safer hair-coloring products.

Oct 10, 2018  |  Modeling the Living Embryo

Groundbreaking Genetic Expression Research Receives Funding

The project aims to create genetically encoded tools to describe, control and track when and how strongly genes are expressed by epigenomes in living cells.

Sep 26, 2018  |  Global Environmental Change and Human Well-Being

Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees

If you’re looking to keep bees healthy from harmful pathogens, it might be time to call in the sunflowers.

Sep 10, 2018  |  Synthetic and Systems Biology

Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart

Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart’s potassium levels.

Sep 6, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’

NC State’s AgBioFEWS program to blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.

Sep 4, 2018  |  Leadership in Public Science

Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – For Science

Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities.