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Oct 1, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Study Offers Insight Into Challenges College Athletes Face

A new study from NC State sheds light on how some collegiate student-athletes deal with uncertainties ranging from excelling in both school and sports to their career prospects outside of athletics, and urges university athletic programs to adopt new efforts to support student-athletes. 

Sep 30, 2014 | The Abstract

The Root(worm) of the Problem: Unexpected Obstacles on the Road to Research

Scientists often have to spend an enormous amount of time becoming experts in things outside their field of study in order to do research they think is important. This is where a corn-eating beetle and a guy named Clay Chu come in. 

Sep 29, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Makita Phillips

Makita Phillips talks about her research into insulators for use with superconductors. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Aim to Improve Educational Software through Speech and Emotion Detection

North Carolina State University researchers have won a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve educational software by enabling it to assess facial expression, body language, speech and other cues to better […] 

Sep 24, 2014 | The Abstract

Engineering A Better Food Bank

How an NC State engineering professor is helping food banks help those in need. 

Sep 23, 2014 | The Abstract

Fast Facts about Cutting Boards and Food Safety in Your Kitchen

Anything that touches your food can be a source of contamination and foodborne illness – including cutting boards. Learn what you can do to limit the risk of foodborne illness. 

Sep 22, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Sasha Ishmael

Sasha Ishmael explains how a childhood fear led to her research on superconductors. 

Sep 15, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Control Surface Tension to Manipulate Liquid Metals

Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies.  

Sep 15, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: De Anna Beasley

De Anna Beasley discusses her work as an insect ecologist, studying the effects of environmental stress on insect development and function. 

Sep 12, 2014 | The Abstract

The Night of the Elephants: Adventures of a Scientist in the Field

Scientists are more likely to have adventures than many people with more mundane jobs. Stephanie Schuttler is a good example.