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Tag: chemical and biomolecular engineering

Jul 7, 2021

Plant patch enables continuous monitoring for crop diseases

Researchers have developed a patch plants can “wear” to monitor continuously for plant diseases or other stresses. 

cartoon portraying yeast cells in a flask, with each cell containing a chemical laboratory

Jul 1, 2021

Turning yeast cells into labs for studying drivers of gene regulation

The cells are a more efficient platform for studying proteins that play a key role in regulating gene expression. 

illustration shows a double helix that is DNA from one angle and a computer chip from another angle

Jun 10, 2021

New twist on DNA data storage lets users preview stored files

Researchers have turned a longstanding challenge in DNA data storage into a useful tool. 

Image of 3D hydrogel

May 18, 2021

Researchers develop 3D-printed jelly

The material has potential uses in soft robotics, wound healing and cell scaffolding. 

Memorial Bell Tower and spring flowers

May 17, 2021

NC State announces inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Ten faculty members in the College of Engineering or affiliated departments are among the 24 recognized by a new program for promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. 

May 12, 2021

Virtual spring 2021 departmental graduation ceremonies

Departments within the College of Engineering are putting on virtual ceremonies this spring for the class of 2021. 

Sydney Floryanzia in a sunny garden

May 12, 2021

Home is where the Pack is

Though Sydney Floryanzia, who graduates in May with a degree in chemical engineering, originally wondered if NC State was too close to home, she found numerous opportunities to grow and expand her horizons, thanks to private support. 

human hand and robotic hand touching via a liquid surface

Apr 30, 2021

New law of physics helps humans and robots grasp the friction of touch

The law governs friction that occurs when two solid surfaces come into contact with a thin layer of fluid between them. 

Apr 23, 2021

Huang, Menegatti receive 2021 Alcoa Foundation Awards

He (Helen) Huang, Jackson Family Distinguished Professor in BME, and Stefano Menegatti, assistant professor in CBE, were honored for their significant research achievements. 

researcher places petri dish under microscope

Apr 13, 2021

Researchers engineer probiotic yeast to produce beta-carotene

The work shows how a suite of genetic engineering tools can be used to modify the yeast.