The Abstract: NC State's research blog

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.

Mar 21, 2018  |  The Abstract

Could Insects Help Us Find New Yeasts for Big Business?

Yeasts are tiny fungi – but they play key roles in producing everything from beer and cheese to industrial chemicals and biofuels.

Mar 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Cloud-Computing Tool Moves From the Lab to the Marketplace

How one NC State researcher's work has gone from the lab to a thriving company.

Mar 8, 2018

Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?

NC State researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future.

Mar 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

Tackling Perceived Bias in Engineering Education

NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.

Mar 1, 2018  |  The Abstract

Finding New Drugs, Faster

NC State is launching a drug discovery initiative to reinvigorate the hunt for powerful new drugs.

Feb 28, 2018  |  The Abstract

Using Data to Tell Stories That Solve Problems

NC State statistician Alyson Wilson works with a variety of scientists to help them use their data to solve big problems.