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?
‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate
Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.
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.
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.
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.
‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency
NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
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.
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.
Creating a Virtual World-Building Machine for Military Training
Computer researchers are working with the Army to develop new military training tools.
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.