In the News Features

May 24, 2018

Teflon’s River of Fear

Detlef Knappe, a professor of environmental engineering at N.C. State University and the lead author of the 2016 report on GenX in the water supply, says Chemours’s admission was stunning and revealing. “If you look at the history of 37 […]

May 23, 2018

New Study Explains Why Coyotes Spread So Quickly Throughout North America

For their paper, North Carolina State University and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences research associate professor Kays and NCSU graduate student Hody analyzed archaeological records and fossils of coyotes, then used a variety of sources, including previous peer-reviewed studies, […]

May 23, 2018

A healthy diet isn’t always possible for low-income Americans, even when they get SNAP benefits

Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, North Carolina State University While researching how hard it is for low-income Americans to eat healthy on tight budgets, I’ve often found a mismatch between what people want to eat and the diet they can afford to follow. […]

May 23, 2018

Could you spot a fake? Some worry video could impact 2020 election as new form of ‘fake news’

“We are seeing videos that are faked to a degree that would rival Hollywood,” said North Carolina State University professor of computer science James Lester. The videos are made with computer algorithms which have the ability to study hours of […]

May 23, 2018

Nerve signal-decoding technology could make prosthetic hands easier to use

Research from North Carolina State University at Chapel Hill promises to make using a prosthetic hand a much more natural experience. Relying on computer models that mimic the behaviour of natural structures in the human forearm, the researchers, led by […]

May 23, 2018

Here’s why there are so many coyotes and why they are spreading so fast

“The north extension into Canada and northeast moved faster than the southern one,” said Roland Kays, a research associate professor at North Carolina State University and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, both in Raleigh, and an author of […]

May 22, 2018

Stocks Gaining Momentum- Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX)

Thirty students from North Carolina State, University North Carolina Chapel Hill, University North Carolina Charlotte and the University of South Carolina worked together with leaders from Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Ernst & Young, BB&T, Ally Bank, SIA Partners and […]

May 22, 2018

Experts say the mentally ill are gun violence victims, not culprits

Instead, mentally ill people are more likely to be victims of violence than to commit violence, researchers found. A study in 2014 by researchers at North Carolina State University, RTI International, the University of California, Davis, Simon Fraser University and […]

May 22, 2018

NC State breaks ground on new engineering building designed by Clark Nexsen

NC State University has broken ground on Fitts-Woolard Hall, a new $150 million engineering building on Centennial Campus. In the past 10 years, engineering undergraduate enrollment at NC State has grown by 22 percent, and graduate enrollment has more than doubled. […]

May 22, 2018

Alltech ONE18 kicks off: Bill Northey, CRISPR & brain health

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, CRISPR expert and professor at North Carolina State University, discussed the potential for the controversial gene-editing technology to revolutionize food production and agriculture. “In my opinion, CRISPR might be the one technology that is disruptive, innovative, transformative […]