Mar 2, 2015
The Environment May Change, But the Microbiome of Queen Bees Does Not
Researchers have published the first thorough census of the gut microbiome – which consists of all the microorganisms that live in the gut of the organism – in queen bees. And the findings were surprising.
Mar 2, 2015
Protections, Not Money, Can Boost Internal Corporate Whistleblowing
New research finds that strong, reliable anti-retaliation policies can encourage employees to notify internal authorities of possible wrongdoing, but that offering monetary incentives does not necessarily influence whistleblowing behavior – or at least not right away.
Feb 19, 2015
Study: 25 Percent of Children Who Are Homeless Need Mental Health Services
A pilot study finds that 25 percent of children who are homeless are in need of mental health services -- highlighting the need for more support for the millions of homeless children in the United States.
Feb 18, 2015
Brace Yourself: Study Finds People Can Use Different Strategies to Prepare for Stress
A pilot study finds that people are not consistent in how they prepare mentally to deal with arguments and other stressors, with each individual displaying a variety of coping behaviors.
Feb 16, 2015
Researchers Synthesize Material for Efficient Plasmonic Devices in Mid-Infrared Range
Researchers have identified a material that can be used to create plasmonic devices that create an intense electric field in response to light in the mid-infrared range. The discovery has applications in fields ranging from high-speed computers to solar energy to biomedical devices.
Feb 13, 2015
Researchers Glimpse Distortions in Atomic Structure of Materials
A technique developed at NC State is giving researchers an unprecedented glimpse of how materials are structured at the atomic level -- opening the door to studies on how subtle structural distortions at the atomic-scale can influence a material’s properties.
Feb 11, 2015
NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants
NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina.
Feb 10, 2015
Exploring the Deep Sea: Adventures of a Researcher in the Field
For centuries, scientists thought that all life depended on the sun. They were wrong.
Feb 9, 2015
The Cankerworm Chronicles
Cankerworms can be a serious threat to trees and other vegetations -- and researchers are taking an active role in finding ways to combat them.
Jan 29, 2015
What Google Fiber May Mean for North Carolina, NC State and R&D
NC State experts discuss what Google Fiber may mean for research and economic development in the Triangle region and at NC State.