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Graphic shows process of achieving superflorescence at room temperature.

Aug 29, 2022

‘Naturally Insulating’ Material Emits Pulses of Superfluorescent Light at Room Temperature

Shuang Fang Lin, associate professor of physics, discusses how this research could lead to the development of faster microchips, neurosensors and quantum computing materials. 

A pocosin peatland in Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge.

Jul 14, 2022

Our Curious Coast: Soils and Agriculture

The NC State Climate Office explores the soils of eastern North Carolina, their suitability for agriculture and the weather and climate challenges that farmers face. 

The Proulx Lab members during APS 2022. From left to right: Carolynn Davern, Quibria Guthrie, Caroline Proulx, Hailey Young, Maxwell Bowles.

Jul 13, 2022

The Proulx Lab Shines at 2022 American Peptide Symposium

Caroline Proulx, assistant professor of chemistry, and her students were recognized for their research at the 2022 American Peptide Symposium. 

Heather Patisaul works at a light box

Jul 7, 2022

Associate Dean for Research Patisaul Recognized for Outstanding Scientific Contributions

Heather Patisaul has been named chair for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the NC State Research Leadership Academy, and has received an award from the Society of Toxicology. 

Caleb Keaveney with models of the Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity Mars helicopter.

Jun 23, 2022

Sciences Student Caleb Keaveney Selected as a 2022 Astronaut Scholar

Meteorology and applied mathematics double major Caleb Keaveney '23 is among the 2022 recipients of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship. 

Cathrine Hoyo stands in her lab in front of a shelf filled with lab equipment.

Jun 13, 2022

Researchers Examine How Environmental Contaminants Affect Diverse Populations

Cathrine Hoyo, professor of biological sciences, is studying how environmental contaminants affect liver health in diverse populations.  

NC State gateway at sunset

May 18, 2022

Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

Astrophysicist Rongmon Bordoloi is using a new instrument and a powerful telescope to peer into galactic nurseries. 

A student presenter talks to Bret Smith, dean of University College

May 4, 2022

Biological Sciences Faculty Member Goller Wins Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award

Carlos Goller, associate teaching professor, received the award at the 2022 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 2, 2022

Chemistry Researchers Create Self-Assembled Logic Circuits From Proteins

Ryan Chiechi, associate professor of chemistry, co-authored a paper on self-assembled, protein-based circuits that can perform simple logic functions. 

Toy dinos

Apr 25, 2022

Exploring the Origins of Molecular Paleontology

Postdoctoral research scholar Elizabeth Jones' new book traces the history, people and projects involved in exploring the ancient world.