Apr 6, 2015
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Danisha Garner
How touring a food processing facility got one young woman interested in food safety -- and led to graduate school at NC State.
Apr 2, 2015
A Safer Way to Deal With Raw Sewage in the Developing World
In 2011, an engineering student came up with an idea to save lives by help people in the developing world deal with raw sewage. Four years and several countries later, the technology is beginning to come into focus.
Apr 1, 2015
When a Norovirus Expert Got Norovirus
Norovirus affects millions of people each year, costing the U.S. billions of dollars. This year, one of those people was a norovirus researcher.
Apr 1, 2015
Isotope Study Shows Which Urban Ants Love Junk Food
Research finds that some – but not all – of the ant species on city streets have developed a taste for human food, offering insight into why certain ants are thriving in urban environments. The findings stem from a study that tested isotope levels in ants to determine the makeup of their diet.
Mar 31, 2015
Food Safety 101: What Is Campylobacter (and What Are We Doing About It)?
Researcher Hannah Bolinger explains what campylobacteriosis is, why it's important, and what researchers are doing to tackle the problem.
Mar 31, 2015
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Angel Cruz
NC State researcher Angel Cruz explains why she is working on cost-effective ways to improve soil quality and conservation for small farmers to improve food production in Central America.
Mar 30, 2015
Listeriosis and Produce: What’s the Connection?
How NC State researchers are trying to understand and address the health risks associated with listeriosis and fresh produce.
Mar 25, 2015
Study Underscores Complexity of Geopolitics in the Age of the Aztec Empire
New archaeological research highlights the complexity of geopolitics in Aztec-era Mesoamerica and illustrates how the relationships among ancient states extended beyond warfare and diplomacy to issues concerning trade and the flow of goods.
Mar 18, 2015
An Improved Method for Coating Gold Nanorods
Researchers have fine-tuned a technique for coating gold nanorods with silica shells, allowing engineers to create large quantities of the nanorods and giving them more control over the thickness of the shell. Gold nanorods are being investigated for use in a wide variety of biomedical applications.
Mar 16, 2015
Depictions of Race on TV News Can Influence Perception of Police
Research shows that depictions of race on television news programs can strongly influence support for police among non-white viewers.