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Wastewater, Syndromic COVID-19 Surveillance Are Important Pieces of COVID-Monitoring Toolkit
Wastewater and syndromic surveillance monitoring are useful complements to lab-confirmed case surveillance during a pandemic.
To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Wetlands, Just Add (Fresh) Water
Scientists found they could reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions from a former coastal wetland in North Carolina by raising the groundwater level.
Integrating Robotics, Materials Science to Capture Solar Energy
In developing more effective solar panels cells, NC State researchers are establishing more inclusive, accessible ways to do science.
New Tech Solves Longstanding Challenges for Self-Healing Materials
A new self-healing composite allows structures to repair themselves without having to be removed from service.
Ask an Expert: What Are Ghost Forests?
NC State researcher Marcelo Ardón discusses the emergence and spread of ghost forests along the Atlantic Coast.
NC State Spinout Company Seeks to Spark Innovation, Fight Food Waste
SinnovaTek, a company co-founded by an NC State professor and one of his former students, helps small-scale entrepreneurs get products to market while curbing food waste from farms.
New Approach Would Improve User Access to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
The goal of the dynamic computational tool is to make EVs more attractive for drivers.
3D Printing Plant Cells Shows Promise for Studying Cell Function
Researchers take a big step in showing efficacy of bioprinting plant cells to study cellular communication and viability in a controlled environment.
Modesta Abugu: Improving Sweetpotato Flavor for Nutrition Security
Ph.D. student Modesta Abugu is researching flavor compounds in sweetpotatoes with a goal of increasing consumption and improving global nutrition security.
Not Just for Looks: Industrial Design Students Reimagine Cosmetics Packaging
Industrial Design students at the College of Design worked with Eastman Chemical Company to create refillable, reusable and rechargeable (“R/R”) packaging for the luxury cosmetics industry. In the studio, students worked with Eastman’s Tritan™, Cristal™, or Cristal™ One materials – each created to reduce plastic waste without compromising product aesthetic and usability.