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Night storm

Mar 17, 2016

The Night Watch

NC State meteorologists prowl the prairie states to unravel the mysteries of nighttime thunderstorms. 

Feb 26, 2016

Worth Their Salts: Scientists Call for Freshwater Protections from Salinization

Scientists express concern over the addition of salt to sources of fresh water through human activity. 

Feb 2, 2016

Chemist Elena Jakubikova Receives NSF CAREER Award

NC State chemist Elena Jakubikova has received a prestigious research award from the National Science Foundation. 

semiconductor nanocrystal

Jan 21, 2016

Molecular-like Photochemistry from Semiconductor Nanocrystals

NC State researchers are making huge advances in photochemistry, with implications for everything from solar energy conversion to light therapy for cancer treatment. 

snapping shrimp

Jan 14, 2016

Oh, Snap! What Shrimp Sound Patterns Tell Us About Reef Ecosystems

The noisemaking habits of snapping shrimp can tell us a lot about the health of reef environments. 

solar cell

Dec 11, 2015

Domain Size and Purity Key to Efficient Organic Solar Cells

NC State researchers are studying the molecular composition of solar cells to figure out how to make solar energy more efficient and affordable. 

alpha particles

Dec 3, 2015

Researchers Simulate Scattering of Helium Nuclei Within Stars

An NC State physicist has helped develop a new computational method to understand the synthesis of elements within stars. 

Nov 13, 2015

Four Sciences Faculty Named University Faculty Scholars

Four faculty members in the College of Sciences have been named University Faculty Scholars, a top honor for NC State faculty. 

Oct 12, 2015

Student Investigates: Are Chemicals Making You Fat?

NCSU Ph.D. student Charisse Holmes investigates whether chemicals found in many substances can lead to metabolic syndrome. 

Sep 16, 2015

Researchers Isolate Possible Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers

Researchers from NC State are analyzing and isolating a key component to ovarian cancer.