From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games
Gold medals for music? NC State professor writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.
NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries
NC State has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, aimed at moving innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools.
SARS and the Communication Challenges of Global Public Health
The spread of the Zika virus has brought global attention to the issue of epidemics – and the international public health and communications challenges that go with them. Challenges that are similar to those posed by the SARS outbreak more than a decade ago.
NC State to Form NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech
The new center will speed up the design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits.
A Mountain of a Mystery
New methods allow geologists to create a picture of what the Hangay Dome looked like when first formed – and give them a more dependable way to uncover its history and age.
Space, Bees and Cancer: Announcing the Research Image Winners
Simulating the aftermath of an exploding star. Capturing a bee in mid-flight. Tracking how cancer cells move through the blood stream. These are the images that captured first place in NC State’s first Research Image Contest.
NC State Named a Research ‘Rising Star’
NC State ranks third in North America on a list of 100 institutions that increased contributions to a selection of top academic journals, according to a new report on research “rising stars” conducted by Nature.
Successful Innovation: A Field Guide to the Psychology of Change
The word “innovation” gets thrown around a lot, often in regard to the development of new products or services. But what predicts how people will respond to new things or ideas?
Cleaning Up Brownfield Sites Benefits Environment, Nearby Property Values
Cleaning up contaminated properties can benefit more than just the environment, according to recently published research.
A Different Kind of Field Work
Ft. Bragg’s 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion and NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine created a pilot program to train Civil Affairs soldiers and medics in some basic veterinary care for farm animals.