The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Feb 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

Envisioning Research: NC State Calls for Research Image Contest Submissions

NC State is calling on grad students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in Envisioning Research, the university’s annual research image contest.

Feb 1, 2018  |  The Abstract

Creating an electron-hole liquid at room temperature

NC State physicists create a "blueprint" for creating electron-hole liquids at room temperature.

Jan 30, 2018

Designing Greenways for Diverse Users

Researchers hit the trails to find out who's using urban greenways for recreation. Their results can help improve greenway design.

Jan 30, 2018  |  The Abstract

Energizing African Development

Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.

Jan 25, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Humans Affect Mammal Movement

NC State zoologist Roland Kays explains a new international study of the movements of 57 mammal species, from weasel-like fishers in Albany, New York, to maneless lions in Tsavo, Kenya.

Jan 25, 2018  |  The Abstract

Can You Guess Which Species Has the Most Gut Microbes?

Comparisons of gut microbe diversity are a step toward understanding complex ecosystems that play an important role in the health of species – including our own.

Jan 16, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Winter Temps Can Affect Your Spring Fishing

Recent research has changed what we know about spotted seatrout and cold weather.

Jan 8, 2018  |  The Abstract

Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes

A novel approach integrates existing technologies to improve biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels.

Jan 2, 2018  |  The Abstract

Off-Road Vehicle Restriction Benefits Outweigh Costs for National Seashore

Recent analysis shows the economic benefits significantly outweigh the costs of off-road vehicle restrictions at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Dec 21, 2017

Shining a Light on the ‘Invisible Scholars’

A new book examines the contributions and needs of postdoctoral fellows.