You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It
Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)
Researchers Find New Way to Control Light with Electric Fields
NC State researchers have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.