Computers Discover Compounds That Could Reduce Listeria’s Virulence
Researchers from NC State have pinpointed new compounds that may be effective in containing Listeria's ability to produce disease.
Computer Modeling of WNK Kinase Inhibitors Could Give Researchers New Tools for Understanding Hypertension
NC State researchers are using computer modeling of WNK kinase inhibitors to better understand the complex relationships between salt regulation, hypertension and high blood pressure.
Researchers Create More Complete Picture of Freshwater Toxic Algal Blooms
A two-year study of North Carolina’s Jordan Lake found that multiple cyanotoxins from toxic algal blooms are present year-round, albeit in very low concentrations.
Mathematician Named Sloan Research Fellow
NC State mathematician Tye Lidman has received a prestigious 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship.
New Approach Could Quickly Identify Best Organic Solar Cell Mixtures
Researchers aim to reduce the trial-and-error aspect of solar cell production by reducing the time spent on finding the most efficient mixtures.
Creating an Electron-Hole Liquid at Room Temperature
NC State physicists have built a blueprint for creating electron-hole liquids at room temperature.
Placental Accumulation of Flame-Retardant Chemical Alters Serotonin Production in Rat Offspring
New research shows flame retardants can have sex-specific effects on placental functions critical for brain development.
Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail Weaponry Is Rare
A new study explains how the evolution of tail weaponry in dinosaurs required a perfect storm of traits not seen in living animals today.
Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors
A new mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments could reduce side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy.
Researchers Show Thermally Activated Delayed Photoluminescence From Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Researchers have found a "control dial" for semiconductor nanocrystal systems, allowing for creation of particles with unique photoluminescent properties.