Research and Innovation

Oct 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Way to Tune Thermal Conductivity of 2-D Materials

Researchers have found an unexpected way to control the thermal conductivity of two-dimensional materials, which will allow electronics designers to dissipate heat in electronic devices that use these materials.

Oct 19, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Experts Offer Insight On Key Election Issues

Experts from NC State can offer insight into key issues facing the presidential contenders, including North Carolina voters, race, national security, foreign policy, federal tax plans and the economy.

Oct 17, 2016

Citizen Scientists Needed to Find NC’s Candid Critters

North Carolina scientists are looking for volunteers to help with the largest-ever camera trap study of wildlife. Find out how you can get involved.

Oct 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

A Healthy Start for All

Natural resources researchers team up on a national project to end childhood obesity and its racial disparities.

Oct 14, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Surface Texture of Gallium Nitride Affects Cell Behavior

Researchers at North Carolina State University have determined that the surface texture of gallium nitride materials can influence the health of nearby cells.

Oct 13, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Wind Patterns in Lowest Layers of Supercell Storms Key to Predicting Tornadoes

Wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will generate a tornado.

Oct 13, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Examines What Drives Student Involvement in Racial Justice Movements

A new study finds that women college students are more active than men in racial justice movements – and that what drives Black students to engage is different from what drives Latino students.

Oct 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Both School Diversity And Neighborhood Schools

In the first empirical study on gender and school assignment, researchers find that mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and so-called neighborhood schools.

Oct 10, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

‘Sensing Skin’ Detects Cracks, Harmful Chemicals in Structures

Researchers have developed a multi-layered “sensing skin” to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye.

Oct 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Don’t Panic, But Your Avocado is Radioactive: Study Eyes Background Radiation of Everyday Objects

Most people assume all radioactive materials are dangerous, if not deadly. But a new study on the radiation emitted by everyday objects highlights the fact that we interact with radioactive materials every day.