Research and Innovation

May 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

May 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

May 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

May 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 4, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

May 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Sharing Science Through Picture Books

There may be no better marriage of science and art than in a children's book.

May 4, 2017

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.

May 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

‘Princess Pheromone’ Tells Ants Which Larvae Are Destined to Be Queens

For Indian jumping ants (Harpegnathos saltator), becoming royalty is all about timing.