The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Dec 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Making AI ‘Intentional’: a Case Study and New Programming Framework

Computer science researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) game-playing program that exhibits social reasoning and “intentionality.”

Nov 8, 2017  |  The Abstract

“Space” Invader – Invasive Marine Fouling Species Crowds Out Natives

An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.

Nov 6, 2017  |  The Abstract

Study Examines Hiring, Retention of Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Faculty

NC State statistician Marcia Gumpertz conducted a “snapshot” survey of time to tenure, promotion and retention for female and minority faculty in four different STEM fields.

Nov 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Exploring Queen Victoria’s Lost Garden Pavilion in 3D

An interdisciplinary team of researchers has virtually reconstructed a lost piece of Victorian history.

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 Stay Put

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.