Research and Innovation

Oct 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Mass Extinctions Led to Low Species Diversity, Dinosaur Rule

NC State researcher finds patterns after two of the Earth's mass extinction events.

Oct 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?

The transformation of the NC economy will likely mean big changes for everything from the state’s education system to the way it levies taxes.

Oct 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism

New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.

Oct 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

How Dance Can Help Students in STEM Disciplines

A proof-of-concept study finds participation in dance programs helps students develop skills such as creativity and persistence that benefited them in the classroom and beyond.

Oct 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices

A new study finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency – or time lag – inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.

Oct 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

Pass It On: Bacteria Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through Soil

Antibiotic resistance can be passed between bacteria in the environment, including in the soil.

Oct 5, 2017  |  Campus Life

Finalists Chosen for ‘Three Minute Thesis’

Ten graduate student finalists representing five NC State colleges will compete in the Graduate School’s third annual Three Minute Thesis competition on Oct. 31 at the Hunt Library.

Oct 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes

Researchers engineer designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules

Oct 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Neuroscientists Find ‘Gatekeeper’ in Itching Sensations Plays No Role in Pain Transmission

NC State research sheds light on how pain and itching sensations travel from the skin to the brain.

Oct 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter to Tackle Spider Questions

Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).