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Author: Tracey Peake

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in the search for ALS biomarkers. 

Gateway arch against a blue sky

May 14, 2020

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Track Novel Coronavirus in Wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks. 

MacrolactoneDB

Apr 21, 2020

New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research

A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development. 

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 17, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Will Be Active, NC State Researchers Predict

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be an active one, with 18 to 22 storms forming in the Atlantic basin. 

duck-billed dinosaur in prehistoric woodland

Mar 2, 2020

Original Cartilage and Evidence of DNA Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Baby Dinosaur

Researchers have found evidence of preserved protein fragments and apparent chromosomes in cartilage from a baby dinosaur. 

mathematician cynthia vinzant

Feb 20, 2020

Mathematician Cynthia Vinzant Named Sloan Research Fellow

Cynthia Vinzant, assistant professor of mathematics, has been awarded a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics. 

Fishing boats on the Cape Fear River

Feb 7, 2020

High Levels of PFAS Affect Immune, Liver Functions in Cape Fear River Striped Bass

Researchers have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass. 

North Carolina map highlighting average temperature anomalies in 2019

Jan 10, 2020

2019: The Warmest Year in N.C. History

It's official: 2019 was North Carolina's warmest year on record. State Climatologist Kathie Dello breaks down what that means. 

Bartram's Scrub Hairstreak

Dec 18, 2019

Study: Human Management Helps Rare Plants, Butterflies Survive Hurricane

Managing habitats can help prevent hurricane-driven extinctions of rare butterflies. 

Caloris Basin on Mercury

Dec 16, 2019

Mercury’s Volcanic Activity — or Lack of It — Could Help Us Find Other Earth-like Worlds

Planetary geologist Paul Byrne's research on how volcanic activity changes rocky planets over time can help us identify other planets similar to Earth.