Virtualizing Servers for Cost-Cutting in Future
Public-private partnerships are thriving, with North Carolina State University leading a U.S. Department of Energy—funded advanced manufacturing hub that will develop next-generation power electronics.
Do We Have Free Will? Neuroscience Hasn’t Answered This Question…Yet
“Score one for skepticism of claims that neuroscience has proven – or disproven – any metaphysical position,” says Veljko Dubljević , co-author of the paper and an assistant professor of philosophy at NC State who specializes in research on the […]
Why Do Sea Snake Species Flourish In The Indian And Pacific Oceans, But Not In The Atlantic Or Caribbean?
I tackled this question with Coleman Sheehy III, collections manager at the Florida Museum of Natural History; Harold Heatwole of North Carolina State University; François Brischoux of France’s National Committee for Scientific Research; and David Steadman, curator of ornithology at […]
The math behind the perfect free throw
We went to the coaches and assistant coaches at North Carolina State University, where we are based, and told them we had this uncommon ability to study basketball shots very carefully.
Lack of water is key stressor for urban trees
“This is important because trees need to grow in order to perform valuable ecosystem services, such as removing pollutants from the air and storing carbon,” says Steve Frank, an associate professor of entomology at North Carolina State University and co-author […]
Homeless Women Say ‘Me Too,’ But No One Listens
Mari Kate Mycek is a doctoral candidate in the sociology department at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on the intersections of food, inequality and community development.
Computing Power Aids Fight Against Food Poisoning
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers from North Carolina State University have pinpointed new compounds that may be effective in containing the virulence – or ability to produce disease – of Listeria, a well-known bacterium that can cause severe food poisoning […]
Hayden White, Who Explored How History Is Made, Dies at 89
“He argued that the great historians built their works using the same materials as any other literary form, especially in the area of plot,” Hans Kellner, an English professor at North Carolina State University who studied under Dr. White and […]
Common Bricks May Record Evidence Of Nuclear Weapons
One team of researchers at North Carolina State University thinks they have a simple way to detect the leftover radiation simply by taking a core of material out of a brick.
New technique allows printing of flexible, stretchable silver nanowire circuits
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows them to print circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates using silver nanowires.