NC State Hosts NSF Big Data Research Center
NC State University has been selected as a new site of the existing Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research.
Drug Use Strong Predictor for Postpartum Mental Health Problems
New research from NC State and the University of British Columbia finds that a woman’s lifetime history of drug use can help predict whether the woman will suffer from problems with stress and anxiety after childbirth.
Don’t Trust Your Waiter for Food Safety Advice
"What the server didn’t know, and I did, was that my guest for lunch was a food safety expert – and her tableside manner was being judged."
Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customers
A recent study finds restaurants don’t do an effective job of communicating with customers when it comes to addressing risks associated with eating undercooked meat – specifically hamburgers.
New Findings Boost Promise of Molybdenum Sulfide for Hydrogen Catalysis
Researchers have found that molybdenum sulfide (MoS2) holds more promise than previously thought as a catalyst for producing hydrogen to use as a clean energy source. Specifically, the researchers found that the entire surface of MoS2 can be used as a catalyst, not just the edges of the material.
Writing for an Academic Audience
Meyer’s law is too often embodied in academic and professional writing: “It is a simple task to make things complex, but a complex task to make them simple.”
For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth
NC State research finds that so-called “capacity grants” lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations – regardless of what the grants are for.
Study Finds NC Coastal Officials Eschew Climate Planning Until They See Damage
A recent study finds that local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities.
Smart Patch Releases Blood Thinners As Needed, Prevents Thrombosis in Animal Model
A new smart patch that releases blood thinners as needed successfully prevents thrombosis in animal models.
Cooking Stuffing This Holiday? Here’s a Simple Way to Help Ward Off Foodborne Illness
Some food safety tips to help you avoid making loved ones sick this holiday season — because nothing ruins a get-together like projectile vomiting.