AAAS Fellows Named
Three North Carolina State University faculty members have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Researchers Develop Novel Approach for Quantifying Nitrate Discharge from Groundwater to Streams
Researchers have developed a new way to determine the rate at which nitrate pollution will make its way from groundwater into streams.
Original Dinosaur Claw Sheath Proteins Preserved for 75 Million Years
Researchers find original proteins in a 75 million-year-old dinosaur's claw sheath.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nucleon Interactions Key to Quantum Phase Transition
New research offers a window into how forces are connected to structure.
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.