Tracey Peake

Oct 13, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Wind Patterns in Lowest Layers of Supercell Storms Key to Predicting Tornadoes

Wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will generate a tornado.

Sep 29, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells

A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.

Sep 27, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Outrageous Heads Led to Outrageously Large Dinosaurs

Bling and big bods: theropod dinosaurs with bony crests, horns and knobs on their heads got bigger faster than their unornamented brethren.

Sep 21, 2016  |  The Abstract

Revealing the Past at Oberlin Cemetery

A partnership between historians, anthropologists, preservationists and geologists is unraveling the mystery and history of Oberlin Cemetery, and they’re using some surprising technologies to do it.

Sep 20, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Reconfigurable Chaos-based Microchips Offer Possible Solution to Moore’s Law

New, nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors.

Sep 19, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Nucleon Interactions Key to Quantum Phase Transition

New research offers a window into how forces are connected to structure.

Sep 6, 2016  |  The Abstract

Forecasting Ocean ‘Weather’

Fishermen, offshore oil workers and even surfers can check the Atlantic's "ocean weather" thanks to a model prediction tool created by Ruoying He and his team.

Aug 18, 2016  |  Campus Life

University Police Introduce Explosive Detection K9 Units

NC State University Police will use Reed and Ford, its two new person-borne explosive detection dogs, at football games and other events on campus.

Aug 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Most Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped About 3.5 Billion Years Ago

NC State planetary geologist finds that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago.

Aug 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Research Associates Some Pesticides With Respiratory Wheeze in Farmers

New research connects several pesticides commonly used by farmers with both allergic and non-allergic wheeze, which can be a sensitive marker for early airway problems.