Research and Innovation

Sep 28, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC State Leads NSF Program to Train Future Leaders at Nexus of Big Data and Materials Science

NC State and NC Central are launching an NSF-funded program to create a new generation of scientists who work at the crossroads of big data and materials science.

Sep 28, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Indie Rockers Face Business Communication Challenges

A new study finds indie rock musicians face significant business communication challenges, requiring them to develop skills that are probably not what they had in mind when they decided to make a career out of rock n’ roll.

Sep 27, 2016

NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham

Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.

Sep 27, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Outrageous Heads Led to Outrageously Large Dinosaurs

Bling and big bods: theropod dinosaurs with bony crests, horns and knobs on their heads got bigger faster than their unornamented brethren.

Sep 26, 2016  |  The Abstract

The Next Generation of Greenhouses May Be Power Plants

Researchers from NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.

Sep 26, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Engineers Boost App Speeds by More Than 9 Percent

Researchers from NC State University and Samsung Electronics have found a way to boost the speed of computer applications by more than 9 percent. The improvement results from techniques that allow computer processors to retrieve data more efficiently.

Sep 21, 2016  |  The Abstract

Revealing the Past at Oberlin Cemetery

A partnership between historians, anthropologists, preservationists and geologists is unraveling the mystery and history of Oberlin Cemetery, and they’re using some surprising technologies to do it.

Sep 20, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Reconfigurable Chaos-based Microchips Offer Possible Solution to Moore’s Law

New, nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors.

Sep 19, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Nucleon Interactions Key to Quantum Phase Transition

New research offers a window into how forces are connected to structure.

Sep 19, 2016  |  The Abstract

Atom Art: Beauty at the Atomic Scale

Nature makes beautiful patterns with atoms.