NC State Named a Research ‘Rising Star’
NC State ranks third in North America on a list of 100 institutions that increased contributions to a selection of top academic journals, according to a new report on research “rising stars” conducted by Nature.
Media Invited to Forensic Science Workshop on Clandestine Burials
Researchers will be training law enforcement officials and crime scene investigators on how to find hidden bodies and retrieve evidence that can help track down those responsible.
Successful Innovation: A Field Guide to the Psychology of Change
The word “innovation” gets thrown around a lot, often in regard to the development of new products or services. But what predicts how people will respond to new things or ideas?
Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners
A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.
Integration of Novel Materials with Silicon Chips Makes New ‘Smart’ Devices Possible
Researchers have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.
Cleaning Up Brownfield Sites Benefits Environment, Nearby Property Values
Cleaning up contaminated properties can benefit more than just the environment, according to recently published research.
A Different Kind of Field Work
Ft. Bragg’s 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion and NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine created a pilot program to train Civil Affairs soldiers and medics in some basic veterinary care for farm animals.
Study Finds Broad Range of ‘Independence’ for U.S. Young Adults
The idea of what it means to become “independent” has evolved significantly in recent generations, and new research from NC State finds that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United States.
Researchers Develop Faster, Precise Silica Coating Process for Quantum Dot Nanorods
NC State researchers have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day – up to 21 times faster than previous methods.
Driving Toward More Efficient Solar Cells
NC State physicist Kenan Gundogdu was part of an international team that produced organic solar cells with fast charge separation and low voltage loss.