Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input
NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.
Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs
NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs.
Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline
Steep declines in coal power over the past decade were caused largely by cheap natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.
Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children
A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.
METRIC Provides Access to Instrumentation
Researchers can now access mass spectrometry instrumentation through a center that allows departments to combine resources for updating and maintaining research equipment and lab space.
Fascination and Delight: Q&A With Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’
How a film studies professor made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina.
City Fish Evolve Different Body Forms Than Country Fish
Some stream fish evolve sleek body shapes in urbanized waters, while others become less streamlined. Biologist Brian Langerhans examines the body shape disparities between city and rural fish.
Scratching the Surface of Itch
Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.
What the Nose Knows
A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer.
Wood Formation Model To Fuel Progress in Bioenergy, Paper, New Applications
Need stronger timber, better biofuel or new sources of green chemicals? A new systems biology model built on decades of NC State research will help engineer trees for specific needs.