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Kyle Virgil

May 3, 2016

New Graduate’s NC State Experiences Power a Bright Future

After excelling at NC State, chemistry graduate Kyle Virgil is heading to Sweden on a Fulbright. 

Belltower

Apr 18, 2016

Chemistry Undergraduate Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Vishwas Rao, a junior majoring in chemistry and biochemistry, is among the 252 winners of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship this year. 

Mar 17, 2016

Statistician Eric Laber Receives NSF CAREER Award

Statistician Eric Laber has received a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. 

Bald Head Island marsh

Mar 17, 2016

The Nature of an Island

A new Bald Head Island weather station holds great potential for researchers studying weather and climate. 

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.