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.
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.
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.
A Healthy Start for All
Natural resources researchers team up on a national project to end childhood obesity and its racial disparities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.