State Pension Plans Would Be Better Off Avoiding External Management Fees
Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Could Improve Flu Vaccine Manufacturing
Recent research outlines how near-infrared spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more efficient.
Code of Ethics Doesn’t Influence Decisions of Software Developers
Research finds that ACM's revised code of ethics does not appear to affect the decisions made by software developers.
For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability
An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors.
Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials
Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.
Assessing How Florence Affected the Very Ground We Stand On
After Florence, experts moved in to assess the damage. NC State's Brina Montoya was one of them.
New Electric Car Charger Is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech
A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.
Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens
New research sheds light on factors that contribute to the rise -- and spread -- of plant diseases.
Study Offers Insight Into How People Judge Good From Bad
New research sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence.
New Research Aims to Help Catch Child Killers
NC State research will help law enforcement learn more from juvenile and infant remains in order to help bring killers to justice.