The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Aug 29, 2017  |  The Abstract

Technique Gives Brewers Data to Improve Fermentation Control

New technique lets brewers monitor fermentation to better control brewing time and quality of future beers.

Aug 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Notes from Tanzania: Reflections from the Field and Next Steps

Scientists, governments and organizations must collaborate to solve the complex problem of cassava mosaic disease.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Finding Neutrinos – a Q&A with Matthew Green

The world’s smallest neutrino detector has found neutrinos: elusive, electrically neutral particles that interact only weakly with matter.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Bedbugs and Mars: Graphics Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

The research graphics that captured our imaginations this year.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Leaf Hairs and Molecules: Microscopy Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Microscopy images that grabbed our attention this year.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Beetles and Lightning: Photography Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Research photos that wowed us.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Fish Hearts and Air Flow: Video Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Videos that highlight the beauty of NC State research.

Aug 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Recommending a new approach for the EPA on low-dose endocrine effects: a Q&A with David Dorman

Committee provides strategies to EPA for evaluating low-dose effects of endocrine-active chemicals on human health.

Aug 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field

How interviewing farmers can help researchers in their fight against crop disease.