Social, Computer Scientists Want to Share Data On Group Behavior
Computer and social scientists have collaborated to develop a large data set on how group behavior and technology influence decision-making – and they want to share that data with other researchers.
Research Yields New Details About Trap-jaw Ants – and They Look Amazing
Trap-jaw ants, with their spring-loaded jaws and powerful stings, are among the fiercest insect predators, but they begin their lives as spiny, hairy, fleshy blobs hanging from the ceiling and walls of an underground nest.
New Early Human Specimens From the Rising Star Cave System: Q&A With Chris Walker
Chris Walker answers questions about newly discovered fossils from an ancient human ancestor: H. naledi.
Researchers Use Modified Insulin and Red Blood Cells to Regulate Blood Sugar
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive “smart” insulin delivery system.
New System to Boost Research
A new electronic research administration system will deliver new tools and technologies to NC State researchers and research staff. Follow the progress of this important project involving stakeholders across the university.
Sharing Science Through Picture Books
There may be no better marriage of science and art than in a children's book.
Organic Tobacco: Better Ways to Get Off to a Good Start
Interest in organic tobacco farming has been growing in recent years, and at NC State University, researchers are taking the guessing game out of one of the most important steps in production: how best to fertilize seedlings.
Models That Forecast Impact of Government Spending Are Easily Manipulated
Economists have found that the most widely used model for predicting how U.S. government spending affects GDP can be rigged to control forecasts.
Increasing Monetary Penalties in NC’s Justice System May Cost Taxpayers
Monetary sanctions designed to help fund the justice system may actually cost state and local governments more than they bring in.
‘Princess Pheromone’ Tells Ants Which Larvae Are Destined to Be Queens
For Indian jumping ants (Harpegnathos saltator), becoming royalty is all about timing.