Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces
New research finds a nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.
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.
Building 3-D Models of Molecules With RealityConvert
Denis Fourches' new RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.
Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes
NC State chemistry researchers have engineered designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules.
Molecular Motors and Molecular Machines: A Q&A With Gufeng Wang
Learn how chemistry researchers are creating light-driven, motorized molecules capable of drilling holes in membranes of individual cells.
Designing Better Chemistry
Chemist Elon Ison is improving common chemical reactions to help others develop new technologies more efficiently.
Researchers Create ‘Hyperpredictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery
Chemist Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyperpredictive drug discovery models.
Computer Models Could Allow Researchers to Better Understand, Predict Adverse Drug Reactions
New research explains what happens at the molecular level during severe allergic reactions to abacavir, an antiviral drug commonly given to treat HIV.
Computer Simulations First Step Toward Designing New, More Efficient Amine Chemical Scrubbers
Molecular models aim to improve design of cheaper, more efficient amine chemicals to capture carbon dioxide.
Baby, You Can Drive My Nanocar
NC State chemists are helping explore how nanocars can be more effective delivery mechanisms on the molecular level.