Flowers Aren’t Enough: How Urban Heat Affects Bee Populations
In cities, even gardens rich with flowers do not have the same bee abundance or diversity as natural areas. Why not?
Atomic Structure of Ultrasound Material Not What Anyone Expected
Researchers have gotten a glimpse at how atoms are arranged in a widely-used material – and it’s not what anyone expected.
Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis
Research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.
What Do You Get When You Cross an Airplane With a Submarine?
The EagleRay is the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft capable of traveling through the air and underwater – transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea.
‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency
NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Creating a Virtual World-Building Machine for Military Training
Computer researchers are working with the Army to develop new military training tools.
Will a Cold Winter Kill Off Ticks?
Cold weather won’t kill off ticks. But a brutal winter could still have an effect on tick populations. Maybe.
New Approach Can Help Authorities Respond More Quickly to Airborne Radiological Threats
New technique uses existing technologies to detect potential airborne radiological materials in hours instead of days.
Study Sheds New Light On Antibiotics Produced by Ants
A new study finds some ant species make use of powerful antimicrobial agents – while other ant species produce none at all.
Venus Flytraps Don’t Eat The Insects That Pollinate Them
Researchers discover which insects pollinate Venus flytraps – and learn that flytraps don’t dine on them.