In the News Features

Jul 11, 2018

Aquatic Vegetation Enhancement Project on Lake Gaston Continues

With these newly built exclosures, Commission staff, partners and volunteers have put in over 2,250 hours since 2014, building 67 exclosures and planting hundreds of native grasses and plants. None of this could have been done without the assistance of […]

Jul 11, 2018

NCSU scientist develops new alloy research technique for use in extreme heat

“Alloy 709 is exceptionally strong and resistant to damage when exposed to high temperatures for long periods of time,” says Afsaneh Rabiei, corresponding author of a paper on the new findings and a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at […]

Jul 11, 2018

Update on dicamba in Southeast; applicators urged to remain vigilant

Charlie Cahoon, Extension weed specialist for corn and cotton at North Carolina State University, explained that cotton, corn and peanut planting was delayed this year due to rain with many farmers pushing back soybean planting. He said this has probably […]

Jul 11, 2018

VGCC, NCSU partner for transfer program

Vance-Granville Community College students and others will have access to a dual-admission and dual-enrollment program through a partnership between the community college and North Carolina State University.

Jul 11, 2018

Delhiites exposed to five times more black carbon than Americans, Europeans

“There are increasing efforts in Asia to install properly designed and calibrated portable monitoring systems to measure actual exposures, using the data to better understand why high exposures occur and how to prevent them,” said Chris Frey of North Carolina […]

Jul 10, 2018

Initiative at NC State aims for a strawless campus, community

An initiative at N.C. State University aims to eliminate the use of single-use straws on campus and the surrounding community. The #gostrawless initiative joins a growing movement to end the use of straws.

Jul 10, 2018

A Scientist Who Found Her Faith In Physics: Meet Katie Mack, AKA AstroKatie

Many kids take things apart to figure out how they work. They stare up at the stars and wonder how the universe functions. As a young child, Katie Mack did that too. But she eventually took that curiosity to the […]

Jul 10, 2018

China is fast moving its energy and transport away from coal and oil

The use of ethanol blends can reduce toxic tailpipe emissions by up to 50 per cent, according to two new studies from the North Carolina State University and the University of California Riverside. It also cuts greenhouse gas emissions by […]

Jul 10, 2018

Guests at Prince Louis’s christening will eat seven-year-old cake

The fats in the cake can also oxidise over time, whether they were frozen or not, Benjamin Chapman, an assistant professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “That could lead to rancidity,” he […]

Jul 10, 2018

Microstructural changes tracked in real time during thermomechanical tests

“Alloy 709 is exceptionally strong and resistant to damage when exposed to high temperatures for long periods of time,” said Afsaneh Rabiei, corresponding author of a paper on the new findings and a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at […]