NC State Named a Research ‘Rising Star’
NC State ranks third in North America on a list of 100 institutions that increased contributions to a selection of top academic journals, according to a new report on research “rising stars” conducted by Nature.
Media Invited to Forensic Science Workshop on Clandestine Burials
Researchers will be training law enforcement officials and crime scene investigators on how to find hidden bodies and retrieve evidence that can help track down those responsible.
Successful Innovation: A Field Guide to the Psychology of Change
The word “innovation” gets thrown around a lot, often in regard to the development of new products or services. But what predicts how people will respond to new things or ideas?
Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners
A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.
Integration of Novel Materials with Silicon Chips Makes New ‘Smart’ Devices Possible
Researchers have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.
Study Finds Broad Range of ‘Independence’ for U.S. Young Adults
The idea of what it means to become “independent” has evolved significantly in recent generations, and new research from NC State finds that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United States.
Researchers Develop Faster, Precise Silica Coating Process for Quantum Dot Nanorods
NC State researchers have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day – up to 21 times faster than previous methods.
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Scott Vu
Scott Vu not only earned four degrees from NC State -- he also learned how to dance.
How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans
An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.
Expanding Outreach to Support Bees and Other Pollinators
A lot of people want to know what they can do to help bees – and a new initiative at NC State is aimed at helping to meet that demand.