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This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Mia de los Reyes

Monday, June 16th, 2014 | Tags:

Editor’s note: This post comes from Mia de los Reyes, an NC State undergraduate who is double majoring in pure math and physics. A Park Scholar, de los Reyes was also recently awarded both a prestigious Goldwater scholarship and an Astronaut scholarship. The post is part of an ongoing series that we hope will highlight

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This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Cranos Williams

Monday, June 9th, 2014 | Tags:

Editor’s note: This post comes from Cranos Williams, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at NC State. The post is part of an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The series is inspired by the This Is What A Scientist Looks Like

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Public Engagement and Science Communication at NC State

Monday, June 9th, 2014 | Tags: ,

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Nicolas Canete, an international student from Paraguay who recently earned his master’s degree in communication at NC State. Most NC State researchers are involved in some form of public engagement when it comes to science communication, but that public engagement takes a variety of forms. I know

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What’s the Best Way to Wash Microbes Off Your Produce?

Friday, June 6th, 2014 | Tags: , ,

Note: This post is part of an ongoing series in which we try to answer questions about the science behind food – from farm to fork. If you have a food-related question, please let me know at matt_shipman@ncsu.edu. Short version: You can use water to wash off your fruits and veggies – but it may

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Remote Lab Allows ‘Hands-On’ Testing of Antennas from Thousands of Miles Away

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 | Tags: , ,

Imagine a lab that gives scientists the opportunity to do “hands-on” testing from thousands of miles away. Researchers at NC State have created a remotely-controlled testing facility that allows students, professors and private companies from around the world to test prototype antennas for wireless devices. The lab was created to provide a teaching and R&D

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