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Nov 10, 2016

Researchers Develop Novel Approach for Quantifying Nitrate Discharge from Groundwater to Streams

Researchers have developed a new way to determine the rate at which nitrate pollution will make its way from groundwater into streams. 

Nov 9, 2016

Original Dinosaur Claw Sheath Proteins Preserved for 75 Million Years

Researchers have found original proteins in a 75 million-year-old dinosaur's claw sheath. 

Nov 9, 2016

Study Highlights Diversity of Arthropods Found in Homes Across the United States

Researchers used DNA testing and citizen science to create an “atlas” that shows the range and diversity of arthropods found in homes across the continental United States. 

Sep 29, 2016

Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells

A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals. 

Sep 27, 2016

Outrageous Heads Led to Outrageously Large Dinosaurs

New research from NC State paleontologists finds theropod dinosaurs with bony crests, horns and knobs on their heads got bigger faster than their unornamented brethren. 

Sep 22, 2016

Revealing the Past at Oberlin Cemetery

A partnership between historians, anthropologists, preservationists and geologists is unraveling the mystery and history of Oberlin Cemetery, and they’re using some surprising technologies to do it. 

Circuits

Sep 20, 2016

Reconfigurable Chaos-Based Microchips Offer Possible Solution to Moore’s Law

New nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors. 

Sep 2, 2016

NC Sea Grant and NC Space Grant Award First Joint Fellowships

NC State Sciences student Seth Theuerkauf received one of the first graduate research fellowships offered jointly by North Carolina Sea Grant and North Carolina Space Grant. 

Aug 23, 2016

New Approach to Determining How Atoms Are Arranged in Materials

NC State researchers have developed a novel approach to materials characterization using Bayesian statistical methods. 

Belltower at night

Aug 12, 2016

Three Sciences Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Grants

Three Sciences faculty have received Chancellor's Innovation Fund grants that will help them move their innovative discoveries from the lab to the marketplace,