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A female student wearing goggles and blue gloves working with hair dyes in the lab

Jan 17, 2018

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

New NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color. 

Jan 12, 2018

Researchers Show Thermally Activated Delayed Photoluminescence From Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Researchers find “control dial” for semiconductor nanocrystal systems, allowing for creation of particles with unique photoluminescent properties. 

1st place contest winner, microscopic image

Jan 12, 2018

The Research Image Contest Returns in New Exhibits This Fall

This summer, NC State’s 2nd annual Research Image Contest showed us the unexpected beauty to be found in carpet beetles, polymer crystals and beating zebrafish hearts. These stunning images are returning to the spotlight this fall in two exhibits: a physical […] 

Jan 12, 2018

Building 3-D Models of Molecules With RealityConvert

RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery. 

Jan 12, 2018

We’re No. 1: NC State Is Top Value In N.C.

MONEY magazine names NC State the best college for the money in North Carolina. The annual survey weighs the net cost of attending against the early-career earnings of graduates. 

Jan 12, 2018

NC State Takes Part in ACC Creativity Festival

NC State joins ACC schools to display innovative, interdisciplinary research at Smithsonian Institute in October. 

Jan 12, 2018

NSF I-Corps Site Boosts Commercialization

Thanks to a new grant from the National Science Foundation, NC State researchers have access to funding and support to move discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. 

Jan 12, 2018

Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes

Researchers engineer designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules 

Jan 12, 2018

Sharing Science Through Picture Books

There may be no better marriage of science and art than in a children’s book. 

Maria Oliver-Hoyo

Jan 12, 2018

Chemistry Professor Sniffs Out Excellence

Chemistry professor Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo was recently named a winner of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UNC system Board of Governors. 

Jan 12, 2018

Bridging the Funding Gap From Research to Commercialization

Five promising NC State projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund to help them move their inventions into the marketplace. 

Jan 12, 2018

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.