The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Nov 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Training the Next Generation of Behavioral Health Professionals

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

Stuck on You: Nanogel Capsule Helps Cardiac Stem Cells

Nanogel capsule helps cardiac stem cells stay put.

Oct 19, 2017  |  The Abstract

Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations

A new study finds graduate students garner professional benefits from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.

Oct 18, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

NC State’s Tuesday Night Takeover on the Science Channel

Biologist Roland Kays uncovers the science behind unusual images for "What on Earth?" and "Strange Evidence."

Oct 12, 2017  |  The Abstract

Tracing Subglacial Water Storage

Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.

Oct 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?

The transformation of the NC economy will likely mean big changes for everything from the state’s education system to the way it levies taxes.

Oct 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

Pass It On: Bacteria Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through Soil

Antibiotic resistance can be passed between bacteria in the environment, including in the soil.

Oct 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter to Tackle Spider Questions

Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).

Oct 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Stranded Cetacean? There’s an App for That

Introducing WhaleScale, the cetacean weight calculating app for iPhone.

Sep 28, 2017  |  The Abstract

Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves From Viral Invaders

The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves.