Research and Innovation

May 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It

Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)

May 25, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find New Way to Control Light with Electric Fields

NC State researchers have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.

May 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Field of ‘Sexting’ Research Finds Little to Worry About

A recent analysis of research into how so-called “sexting” may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity – but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.

May 18, 2017  |  Frontpage

Big Reveal for Nonwovens

Curious about the mysteries of the new nonwovens facility? Take a look at what's under the 65-foot ceilings during an open house on Friday.

May 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Water Efficiency in Rural Areas is Getting Worse, Even as it Improves in Urban Centers

A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with most urban areas becoming more water efficient and most rural areas becoming less and less efficient over time.

May 17, 2017

Forests in Flux

Changes in temperature and rainfall patterns are shifting the trees in our forests, with hardwood species moving inland and evergreens moving north.

May 17, 2017  |  The Abstract

The Boll Weevil War, or How Farmers and Scientists Saved Cotton in the South

The boll weevil is not much to look at, but it was powerful enough to forge an unprecedented partnership between farmers, legislators and scientists.

May 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Commission Releases Report on Eradicating Hunger

Chancellor Randy Woodson chairs a commission dedicated to solving the challenge of global hunger. The commission's report highlights the need for coordinated action involving public universities, government and other partners.

May 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: ‘Moral Enhancement’ Technologies Are Neither Feasible Nor Wise

Recent study finds “moral enhancement technologies” are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research.

May 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning to Create ‘Hyper-predictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery

Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyper-predictive drug discovery models.