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Apr 13, 2021

Researchers Streamline Molecular Assembly Line to Design, Test Drug Compounds

Researchers have fine-tuned the molecular assembly line that creates antibiotics. 


Apr 12, 2021

Podcast: Volcanoes

Arianna Soldati, a volcanologist and assistant professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, explains what volcanoes do and what it feels like to get up close and personal with a lava flow. 

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Apr 6, 2021

Sciences Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

Several Sciences students were among the 22 NC State students who earned awards to support their graduate education. 

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Mar 31, 2021

Virtual Datathon Draws More Than 100 Students From Universities Across N.C.

The event was organized by NC State Statistics graduate students and sponsored by John Deere. 

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Mar 24, 2021

Three Common Antiviral Drugs Potentially Effective Against COVID-19

Three commonly used antiviral and antimalarial drugs are effective in vitro at preventing replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

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Mar 17, 2021

Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses

New research finds you can definitely grow plants (and make electricity) in a greenhouse made of see-through solar panels. 


Mar 17, 2021

When Volcanoes Go Metal

What would a volcano and its lava flow look like on a planetary body made primarily of metal? 

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Mar 15, 2021

Podcast: Plastics, BPA and Phthalates

Neuroendocrinologist Heather Patisaul speaks with NC State's Audio Abstract podcast about how chemicals found in plastics can affect brain and reproductive system development. 


Mar 1, 2021

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments. 


Feb 25, 2021

After Hurricane Irma, Soundscape Reveals Resilient Reef Ecosystem

New research shows soundscapes of coral reef ecosystems can recover quickly from hurricanes.