The Abstract: NC State's research blog
Feb 10, 2016
NC State Backs Effort to Advance Equity in Research
NC State is part of a growing national initiative committed to advancing research on women and girls of color.
Feb 3, 2016
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Avat Shekoofa
How a chance encounter with an NC State professor brought a researcher from Kurdistan to Raleigh in order to study the genetics of drought tolerance in crops.
Feb 2, 2016
The Archaeology of Prehistoric Climate Change
NC State archaeology researchers are helping us understand how climate change affected prehistoric societies.
Jan 14, 2016
Oh, Snap! What Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Reveal
The tiny snapping shrimp's noisy habits could play a big role in reef ecology.
Jan 13, 2016
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Rachel Atkins
The latest entry in NC State's ongoing series that highlights the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Jan 13, 2016
Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads
Research from North Carolina State University and Rice University finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads – regardless of the race of the worker.
Jan 11, 2016
New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs
Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.
Jan 6, 2016
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Ashley Brown
Biomedical engineering researcher Ashley Brown explains what drew her to the sciences.
Jan 5, 2016
Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists
How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences.
Dec 18, 2015
Magnetic Nanoparticle Chains Offer New Technique for Controlling Soft Robots
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses chains of magnetic nanoparticles to remotely control new “soft robots.”