Research and Innovation

Oct 18, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative

Students exposed to Read to Achieve program show no difference in reading mastery.

Oct 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Taking Their Vitamins: Researchers Find Bacterioplankton Rely on Environmental Vitamin B1 Rather Than Making Their Own

Researchers find that more bacterioplankton utilize vitamin B1 or B1 precursors from their environment than synthesize their own.

Oct 16, 2018  |  The Abstract

Not All Analyses Are Equal: Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems

When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal.

Oct 16, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

State Pension Plans Would Be Better Off Avoiding External Management Fees

Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.

Oct 11, 2018  |  The Abstract

Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: 5 Questions With NC State Physicists Patrick Barry and Chueng Ji

Researchers from NC State University have determined the probability of finding a gluon inside the pion. The Abstract talks with them about what this finding means for our understanding of how the universe works.

Oct 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Could Improve Flu Vaccine Manufacturing

Recent research outlines how near-infrared spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more efficient.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Code of Ethics Doesn’t Influence Decisions of Software Developers

Research finds that ACM's revised code of ethics does not appear to affect the decisions made by software developers.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability

An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials

Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.

Oct 8, 2018  |  The Abstract

Assessing How Florence Affected the Very Ground We Stand On

After Florence, experts moved in to assess the damage. NC State's Brina Montoya was one of them.