Research and Innovation

Feb 21, 2018  |  The Abstract

Flowers Aren’t Enough: How Urban Heat Affects Bee Populations

In cities, even gardens rich with flowers do not have the same bee abundance or diversity as natural areas. Why not?

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate

Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Atomic Structure of Ultrasound Material Not What Anyone Expected

Researchers have gotten a glimpse at how atoms are arranged in a widely-used material – and it’s not what anyone expected.

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis

Research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.

Feb 14, 2018  |  The Abstract

What Do You Get When You Cross an Airplane With a Submarine?

The EagleRay is the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft capable of traveling through the air and underwater – transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea.

Feb 14, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency

NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Feb 13, 2018  |  Service and Community

Talking Black in America

African American language is central to American life, yet it continues to be misunderstood and marginalized. A new documentary from the Language and Life Project at NC State draws on decades of research to remedy our understanding.

Feb 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time - even if the bed bugs are eliminated.

Feb 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Creating a Virtual World-Building Machine for Military Training

Computer researchers are working with the Army to develop new military training tools.

Feb 8, 2018  |  The Abstract

Will a Cold Winter Kill Off Ticks?

Cold weather won’t kill off ticks. But a brutal winter could still have an effect on tick populations. Maybe.