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Space-Grown Secrets: How Microgravity Alters Plant Cell Walls

What happens to plants when they are grown in space? One thing that happens is that cell walls are modified to fit for the new...

High School Students From The Engineering Place Visit AIF

At the heart of The Engineering Place’s mission lies a commitment to fostering creativity and critical thinking among young minds. Their engaging workshops and interactive...

Meet Haviv Avrahami

I am a final-year Ph.D. student at NC State in the Department of Biological Sciences and a researcher in the Paleontology Lab at the NCMNS....

High School Student Gains Research Experience with AIF

The aim of the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics mentorship program for high school students is to support the development of research skills...

AIF Celebration Success

Dear attendees and sponsors, We would like to take a moment to express our sincerest gratitude for your presence and support at our recent 100...

Meet Venkata Bhuvaneswari Vukkum 

I am Venkata B. Vukkum, a Ph.D. student in the Material Science and Engineering department at North Carolina State University. Currently I am in my...