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Nov 11, 2020

New approach to DNA data storage makes system more dynamic, scalable

Researchers in the College have developed a fundamentally new approach to DNA data storage systems, giving users the ability to read or modify data files without destroying them and making the systems easier to scale up for practical use. 

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Nov 11, 2020

Faculty Highlights

Engineering faculty members receive awards and honors. 

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Sep 28, 2020

Researchers demonstrate how deep learning can advance study of neural degeneration

Researchers are showing that AI is a valuable tool for research into neural degeneration. 

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Jul 1, 2020

Using leaf fungi to improve crop resilience

An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress. 

May 14, 2020

Research of particular relevance

Daniel Haller knew when he came to NC State two years ago he wanted to study global infectious diseases, to pursue undergraduate, master and Ph.D. degrees that would advance research in that field. What the Park Scholar from Waxhaw, North Carolina, didn’t know was that his sophomore year here would be almost completely interrupted. 

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Mar 24, 2020

Modern trailblazers shaping NC State

For Women’s History Month, we talked to three women shaping NC State’s future. 

alternating rows of peptides

Feb 24, 2020

Researchers show what drives a novel, ordered assembly of alternating peptides

Researchers have demonstrated how to engineer two-layered nanofibers consisting of an ordered row of alternating peptides. 

Shaily Shah

Aug 28, 2019

Yoga instructor transforms passion into a lifestyle

Chemical engineering major, Shaily Shah ‘22, has developed a passion for yoga. Through every pose and breathing exercise, she aims to share the practice of yoga with others. 

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Aug 8, 2019

Self-sterilizing polymer proves effective against drug-resistant pathogens

Researchers have found an elastic polymer that possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes – including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). 

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Oct 6, 2015

Recently discovered proteins may lead to new methods in creating biofuels

Researchers have found a very heated relationship between bacteria and newly discovered proteins. These proteins are called tapirins and are capable of attaching themselves to plant cellulose, which could potentially provide more efficient methods of converting plant matter into biofuels.