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.