The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Apr 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science

A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.

Apr 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

Improving Public Engagement with Science Museums

A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.

Apr 16, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English

A recent study finds video memes can use humor to contribute to – and reinforce – negative views of black culture.

Apr 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.

Apr 10, 2018  |  Partners

How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being

Universities are searching for ways to help their students. Mediating training may be part of the answer.

Apr 2, 2018  |  The Abstract

Langston Hughes’ Hidden Influence on MLK

Learn more about poet Langston Hughes' influence on Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a guest post from NC State's Jason Miller, a noted Hughes scholar.

Mar 29, 2018  |  The Abstract

An Egg-cellent Discovery

High on a rocky cliff in central Utah, paleontologists Lindsay Zanno and Bucky Gates found something rare – a large clutch of fossilized dinosaur eggs.

Mar 27, 2018  |  The Abstract

Experiment Seeks to Determine Why Matter Outnumbers Anti-matter In The Universe

New project is aimed at detecting a process called neutrinoless double-beta decay, which could be key to explaining why there is more matter than anti-matter in the universe.

Mar 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Electromagnetic Field Therapy For Dogs With Spinal Injuries

Noninvasive pulsed electromagnetic field treatment could improve pain, reduce inflammation in dogs with spinal injury.

Mar 22, 2018  |  The Abstract

“It Depends”: the Psychology of Health, Stress and Daily Life

Psychology offers insights into how we respond to the ups and downs of daily life.