Mar 2, 2015
The Environment May Change, But the Microbiome of Queen Bees Does Not
Researchers have published the first thorough census of the gut microbiome – which consists of all the microorganisms that live in the gut of the organism – in queen bees. And the findings were surprising.
Mar 2, 2015
Protections, Not Money, Can Boost Internal Corporate Whistleblowing
New research finds that strong, reliable anti-retaliation policies can encourage employees to notify internal authorities of possible wrongdoing, but that offering monetary incentives does not necessarily influence whistleblowing behavior – or at least not right away.
Feb 20, 2015
NC State Creates Our Three Winners Scholarship Fund
NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced the creation of the “Our Three Winners” scholarship endowment to honor three exceptional members of the Wolfpack family whose lives were cut tragically short. The endowment, which […]
Feb 19, 2015
Study: 25 Percent of Children Who Are Homeless Need Mental Health Services
A pilot study finds that 25 percent of children who are homeless are in need of mental health services -- highlighting the need for more support for the millions of homeless children in the United States.
Feb 18, 2015
Brace Yourself: Study Finds People Can Use Different Strategies to Prepare for Stress
A pilot study finds that people are not consistent in how they prepare mentally to deal with arguments and other stressors, with each individual displaying a variety of coping behaviors.
Feb 16, 2015
Researchers Synthesize Material for Efficient Plasmonic Devices in Mid-Infrared Range
Researchers have identified a material that can be used to create plasmonic devices that create an intense electric field in response to light in the mid-infrared range. The discovery has applications in fields ranging from high-speed computers to solar energy to biomedical devices.
Feb 13, 2015
Researchers Glimpse Distortions in Atomic Structure of Materials
A technique developed at NC State is giving researchers an unprecedented glimpse of how materials are structured at the atomic level -- opening the door to studies on how subtle structural distortions at the atomic-scale can influence a material’s properties.
Feb 12, 2015
NC State Hosts Funeral, Vigil for Slain Students
A funeral service and a candlelight vigil will be held on the North Carolina State University campus today for the three members of the NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill communities– Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad […]
Feb 11, 2015
NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants
NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina.
Jan 23, 2015
New Technique Helps Probe Performance of Organic Solar Cell Materials
Researchers have developed a way to determine the role that a material’s structure has on the efficiency of organic solar cells, which are candidates for low-cost, next generation solar power. The finding will help guide future research and development efforts.