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Nov 19, 2015

Are People Inherently Good or Bad at Learning New Tech? Your Opinion Matters

If you think people are inherently good or bad at learning how to use new technology, odds are good that it’s harder for you to learn how to use new technology. 

Nov 19, 2015

Learn About Research Apps, Data Recovery

Frustrated by the complexities of collecting or recovering volumes of research data? Our savvy friends in the Office of Information Technology have just the right tools for the job. They’ll even train you on how to take advantage of these time-saving programs. 

Nov 19, 2015

Study Provides More Evidence Irish Potato Famine-Causing Pathogen Originated in South America

NC State spud sleuth Jean Ristaino finds more evidence that the pathogen responsible for Ireland's potato famine in the 1840s originated in South America. 

Nov 18, 2015

Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually

Education faculty are leading the way in National Science Foundation-funded research on innovative ways to teach math.  

Nov 18, 2015

Experiencing Major Stress Makes Some Older Adults Better Able to Handle Daily Stress

A new study finds that dealing with a major stressful event appears to make some older adults better able to cope with the ups and downs of day-to-day stress. 

Nov 17, 2015

Baliga to be Inducted Into National Inventors Hall of Fame

B. Jayant Baliga will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, adding to a string of laurels that have seen him lauded from the North Carolina Governor’s Mansion to the White House. 

Nov 16, 2015

Community Partnership Links Education, Jobs

NC State collaborates with communities in the western foothills of North Carolina to improve educational programs and spark economic growth through innovation.  

Nov 16, 2015

New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions. 

Nov 13, 2015

Student Research Offers the Inside Scoop on Dog Poop

Nobody knows the dog poop debate like Clodagh Lyons-Bastian. 

Nov 12, 2015

Toilets, Pit Latrines and Adventures in Human Waste

According to Francis de los Reyes III, the problem with World Toilet Day is that it focuses almost entirely on toilets. And he's working on that.