North Carolina State University is a public research university in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is part of the University of North Carolina system and is a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution.
A commonly expressed protein in the skin -- Periostin -- can directly activate itch- connected neurons in the skin, according to recent research.
Periostin, a commonly expressed protein in skin, can directly activate itch-connected neurons in the skin, according to the researchers from North Carolina State University.
In a breakthrough, researchers demonstrated a new model that shows how competing pieces of information spread in online social networks and the Internet of Things (IoT). The findings could be used to disseminate accurate information more quickly, displacing false information about anything from computer security to public health.
A new study has suggested that adaptive changes in the microbes inhabiting the human gut (gut microbiome) might be one of the factors responsible for human evolution, allowing our ancestors to survive in new geographic areas and spread around the world.
A group of researchers has developed a device the size of a wristwatch that can monitor an individual's body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health problems.
'Fake news' targeting corporations may not impact consumers' trust on brands, and they are less likely to pose threat to well-established brands, says a study.