The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Jul 22, 2016  |  The Abstract

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?

Jul 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jul 13, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jul 8, 2016  |  The Abstract

Driving Toward More Efficient Solar Cells

NC State physicist Kenan Gundogdu was part of an international team that produced organic solar cells with fast charge separation and low voltage loss.

Jul 6, 2016  |  The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Scott Vu

Scott Vu not only earned four degrees from NC State -- he also learned how to dance.

Jul 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Does Biomass Harvest Affect Wildlife?

Researchers counted mammals, reptiles and amphibians on clearcut loblolly plantation sites in Georgia and North Carolina to find out how removing woody debris affected wildlife.

Jul 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.

Jun 29, 2016  |  The Abstract

Expanding Outreach to Support Bees and Other Pollinators

A lot of people want to know what they can do to help bees – and a new initiative at NC State is aimed at helping to meet that demand.

Jun 27, 2016  |  The Abstract

Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the Brain

In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible.

Jun 27, 2016

Collaborative Research to Help Wildland Firefighters Survive

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, researchers from NC State's College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources have joined forces to look for ways to better protect them under the worst circumstances.