Tracey Peake

Jul 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rapid Cloud-Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle

New NC State research published in Science shows rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover could shed light on how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.

Jul 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable

A new approach narrows down huge calculations, like those involved in quantum physics, by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

NC State research findings are a starting point to confirm that individuals may react differently to chemicals in the environment based on genetic profile.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals

New NC State research sheds light on the ways in which environmental chemicals can affect vitamin D receptors.

Jun 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe

A new online service from NC State researchers lets users navigate the chemical space of thousands of drugs and environmental compounds in 3D and real time.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Compound Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens Could Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics

A new synthetic compound inspired by a natural product could be a useful chemical tool for studying antibiotic-resistant infections.

May 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Listen for Failure in Granular Materials

A new way to probe granular materials — like the ground beneath us — without disturbing them may enable researchers to forecast their failure.

May 24, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

A Better B1 Building Block

A B1 precursor called cHET can be easily taken up and used in extremely small concentrations by phytoplankton and plants.

May 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

How Frequent Hurricanes Change Estuarial Ecosystems

An NC State researcher explains how increased hurricane frequency can lead to increased algal blooms, fish kills and dead zones in estuaries.

May 21, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

An NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear River watershed.