Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail Weaponry is Rare
The evolution of tail weaponry in Ankylosaurus and Stegosaurus required a ‘perfect storm’ of traits that aren’t seen in living animals, and this unique combination explains why tail weaponry is rare even in the fossil record.
Working With the Game-Changer Known as CRISPR
Student Katelyn Brandt came to NC State to get in on the cutting edge of research involving a new gene-editing technique called CRISPR.
Americans Want a Say in Human Genome Editing
Student Mira Abed used a summer internship with the Los Angeles Times to explain the results of a survey on how Americans feel about CRISPR.
Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors
New mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments could reduce patient side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy.
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.